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One of the Rufous-backed Buntings at Miyun Reservoir, Jan 2016. (Image: Terry Townshend/Birding Beijing)

Beijing buntings beguile birders

Wed, 20/01/2016
Asia’s rarest bunting, the Rufous-backed Bunting (also known as Jankowski's Bunting), has been found wintering close to China’s capital – the first record of this globally threatened species in Beijing municipality for seventy-five years.
Far Eastern Curlew (Numenius madagascariensis). Image: Li Zai

Decade-long Citizen Science project counts China’s waterbirds

Thu, 14/01/2016

Since 2005, more than 150 volunteers have taken part in the China Coastal Waterbird Cen

Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) Photo: HIH Princess Takamado

The Eyes of the Cormorant

Mon, 07/12/2015
‘Through the Lens’, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2015
Prek Toal -  South-East Asia’s largest waterbird colony (Image: Sun Visal)

Extraordinary waterbird colony – Prek Toal - recognised as Ramsar Site

Wed, 02/12/2015

South-East Asia’s largest waterbird colony, the 21,342 hectares Prek Toal (Ramsar Site

New agreement for the conservation of South Korea’s top coastal wetland

Tue, 10/11/2015

BirdLife International and the Government of Seocheon County have signed a new Memorand

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). Photo: HIH Princess Takamado

Common Kestrels - the changing relationship of co-existence with humans

Thu, 01/10/2015
'Through the Lens', Fujingaho magazine, October 2015

Major breakthrough in fight to save Asian vultures from extinction

Fri, 28/08/2015
A major step for the future of vultures in Asia has been announced by the Indian Ministry of Health. A ban of multi-dose vials of human formulations of diclofenac, which is responsible for the death of tens of millions of Asia’s vultures, has come into force with immediate effect.
There are many benefits to the community of sustainably-managed forests. Photo: David Thomas / BirdLife

Insights into how nature and people benefit from community forestry in Nepal

Mon, 24/08/2015

Nepal is blessed with a rich diversity of wildlife – a consequence of the varied landsc

New hope for recovery of Critically Endangered seabird thanks to successful restoration project and team's dedication. Photos: Simba Chan

Brave efforts pay off in doubly-successful project to restore colonies of Chinese Crested Tern

Thu, 13/08/2015
Breeding success of one of world's rarest birds broke records thanks to team's successful restoration project and dedicated monitoring of colony including during super-typhoon...