Fri, 07/09/2012 - 10:24
A new paper co-authored by BirdLife proposes that the hawk-owls of the Philippines form a complex of seven species from different islands and island groups, including two that have not previously been described at any taxonomic level. These two undescribed species have been given scientific names honouring two conservationists and long-term supporters of BirdLife International.
Preventing Extinctions - Asia
Tue, 04/09/2012 - 10:22
BirdLife International Cambodia Programme has just published a lavishly illustrated report revealing the global conservation importance of the proposed Western Siem Pang Protected Forest located in a remote area of northern Cambodia near the border with Laos.
Forests of Hope
Fri, 17/08/2012 - 00:00
The world’s biggest fair relating to bird and wildlife conservation is raising money this year to help save millions of migratory birds which rely on Asia’s rich tidal wetlands
Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa
Thu, 14/06/2012 - 04:59
Rufous-backed Bunting was once common on grassland but because of conversion of its breeding habitat to farmland it was uplisted to Endangered in 2010; making it Asia’s rarest bunting.
Mon, 28/05/2012 - 09:00
Bird Conservation Nepal, the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, and staff from BirdLife recently conducted field surveys at Rara National Park in the west of Nepal to assess and value the benefits that the Park and surrounding Buffer Zone provide to people.
Tue, 15/05/2012 - 10:36
BirdLife International in Indochina has released its quarterly newsletter The Babbler No. 41 (February -May 2012).
Mon, 02/04/2012 - 14:41
One of the rarest birds in Vietnam, has just been discovered at a new location in Kon Tum Province significantly extending its known global range and offering hope that the species may not be as threatened with extinction as scientists fear.
Sun, 18/03/2012 - 10:08
A look at World Bird Society of Japan's work at recruiting local people and providing them with the skills they need to monitor biodiversity
Mon, 23/01/2012 - 10:21
A recent study led by the Wild Bird Society of Japan has found that the Izu Islands, on the Pacific side of Japan, hold the second largest concentration of the threatened Japanese Murrelet
Tue, 17/01/2012 - 09:28
In an attempt to mitigate hunting pressure, the Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA – BirdLife in Myanmar) carried out socio-economic surveys and provided livelihood replacement support in communities on both the eastern and western shores of the Gulf of Martaban.
Fri, 30/12/2011 - 18:36
A paper published online in BirdLife’s journal, Bird Conservation International reports the rediscovery of the Timor Bush-warbler in Timor-Leste
Thu, 27/10/2011 - 15:44
Up to 103 Spoon-billed Sandpipers were observed earlier this month at Rudong, in Jiangsu Province just north of the Yangtze Estuary in China.