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 Lesser Flamingo © Gudkov Andrey/ Shutterstock

The deadly lake that gives life to flamingos

Tue, 11/07/2017
Soda ash mining is still a lingering threat to Lake Natron in Northern Tanzania, the most important breeding site in the world for Lesser Flamingos. But a new community-based tourism initiative could save the spectacle of the “pink parade” from disaster.

Unis pour stopper l’abattage et le commerce illicites des oiseaux migrateurs sauvages en Afrique du nord

Fri, 07/07/2017

Des rapports révélateurs sur la complexité des stratégies employées par les braconniers

European goldfinch: The species has become rarer in the Magreb over the past 30 years ©Lumoxg3, Flickr

United to stop illegal killing and trading of migratory wild birds in North Africa

Fri, 07/07/2017
On 22 June 2017, BirdLife International experts joined more than 80 people representing governments, civil society organisations the convention on migratory species and a network of experts working to stop illegal killing, trapping and trade in wild birds.
Little Penguin © Richard Robinson

Little Blue neighbours

Thu, 06/07/2017
They can be found nesting on people’s doorsteps, or quite literally underneath them. Meet the world's smallest penguins, unwillingly urban birds who are being given new homes by local volunteers
New Zealand's Endangered penguin species: Yellow-eyed © Richard Robinson

Yellow eyes a warning

Wed, 05/07/2017
Look directly into the eyes of an Endangered species. Work by Forest & Bird on land is helping the Yellow-eyed Penguin, but threats at sea are very worrying

Une carcasse d’éléphant empoisonnée tue 94 vautours gravement menacés d’extinction au Zimbabwe

Tue, 04/07/2017

Il a été rapporté que récemment, quatre-vingt-quatorze vautours africains sont morts ap

Site of poisoned vultures and elephant carcass © Hugo van der Westhuizen

Poisoned elephant carcass kills 94 critically endangered vultures in Zimbabwe

Tue, 04/07/2017
Ninety four critically endangered White Backed vultures have been reported dead after feeding on a poisoned elephant carcass recently in Zimbabwe.
Fiordland Penguin "Tawaki" © Richard Robinson

Penguins of the remote rainforest

Tue, 04/07/2017
Grab a kayak, hiking boots and become an expert at crawling through rocks if you want to discover New Zealand's hidden Fiordland Penguins, or "tawaki". But why are they going hungry?
A Little Penguin runs underneath a parked car while returning to its nest in Oamaru, New Zealand. © Richard Robinson

The unusual urban lives of New Zealand's penguins

Mon, 03/07/2017
Tucked away in rainforests, rocky crevices or under parked cars, these hidden (and not-so-well-hidden) birds are having a rough ride. Welcome to New Zealand, home to one third of the world’s penguins