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Tree sparrows are embracing the city life © Minoru Karamatsu

Urban Tree Sparrows: throng in Hong Kong

Mon, 20/03/2017
For people in built-up areas, this bird represents their only interaction with wildlife. A census reveals the Tree Sparrow’s love for air vents, pipes and wall cracks
Straw-headed Bulbul © Lee Tiah Khee

The tiny corner of Asia where an Endangered songbird is thriving

Thu, 23/02/2017
Trapping has nearly proved the 'last straw' for the Straw-headed Bulbul, now extinct across much of its range. But on a tiny island, the bird is bucking global trends...
Red-headed Vulture © Shutterstock

Can we bring vultures back to Thailand?

Wed, 08/02/2017
Thailand no longer has any resident vultures - food shortages and hunting led to their extinction years ago. But an ambitious reintroduction project could change that...
Black-tailed Gull © Noriko Hisamatsu

Japan is home to one third of all seabirds - so we mapped its waters

Tue, 07/02/2017
For the first time, Japan's most vital breeding, nesting and feeding seabird sites have been identified - the first step towards awarding them protected status.

Protected zones offer refuge for Cambodia’s endangered ibises

Thu, 02/02/2017
A newly-approved plan to zone Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary aims to protect its most vital habitats and species from threats including logging, encroachment and hunting.
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Early Morning Light

Wed, 01/02/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February2017

The King of the Dawn

Thu, 26/01/2017
Awaken to the sound of the rooster. Hard work and good fortunes are ahead. Celebrate the Chinese New Year by recognising the only bird in the Chinese zodiac.
© Seshadri K S

The frog we thought was a kingfisher

Tue, 24/01/2017
It's common for one species to be mistaken for another, similar species. But in India something we thought was a kingfisher turned out to be a frog. How did this happen?
Japanese Murrelet © feathercollector/Shutterstock

Threatened seabird successfully breeds using artificial nests for first time

Mon, 23/01/2017
After six years of trial and error, BirdLife's Japanese Partner has constructed an artificial nesting site that's to the liking of the threatened Japanese Murrelet.