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Pioneering Sri Lankan bird group turns 40

Fri, 02/12/2016
With FOGSL (BirdLife in Sri Lanka) hitting the big 4-0, we take a closer look at how this seminal group has transformed public perceptions of birds within the country.
Great Tit © HIH Princess Takamado

Unknown Biology of Birds

Thu, 01/12/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December 2016
White-shouldered Ibis © Jonathan C. Eames

A Phnom-enal award for our team in Cambodia

Wed, 30/11/2016
BirdLife's Cambodia Programme, which works to save several endangered species from extinction, has received a prestigious award from the biodiverse country’s government.
Crested Kingfisher © HIH Princess Takamado

The Crest of Bird

Sat, 01/10/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, October 2016
At 1.5 metres long the Helmeted Hornbill is the largest of its kind in Asia © Michaela Koschova

Ivory poachers driving rare bird to extinction

Wed, 28/09/2016
It's not just elephants and rhinos that face the wrath of ivory poachers; the distinctive casque of the Helmeted Hornbill is also being targeted for its supposed medicinal benefits.
Great Cormorant © HIH Princess Takamado

The Moment Birds Take Off

Mon, 01/08/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, August 2016
Alton will now work in Taiwan to save seabirds from accidental death. © Ross Wanless

Training scientists to save seabirds

Mon, 06/06/2016
Meet Alton. He is tall, calm of character, and with a measured approach to work. He knows his fish and he knows his boats. And now he has become a seabird identification expert too – he works in Taiwan to teach fisheries observers to save seabirds from accidental death.
Great Spotted Woodpecker © HIH Princess Takamado

A Wonder of Evolution - Woodpeckers

Wed, 01/06/2016
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, June 2016

One more in a cage; no more in the wild

Fri, 27/05/2016
A new study shows that, without action, soon the only places to see and hear Indonesian bird species will be in cages. There are 13 bird species found in Sundaic Indonesia which are at serious risk of extinction. Holding the status of Indonesia’s national bird would render Javan Hawk-eagle immune to over-harvesting? No, even this species is rapidly disappearing.