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These are the first ever photos of the Critically Endangered Blue-eyed Ground-dove © Rafael Bessa

Extremely rare 'Species X' rediscovered in Brazil after 75 year disappearance

Mon, 23/05/2016
The blue eyes of an extremely rare bird hadn’t been seen for nearly a century. In one of the most extraordinary stories in Brazilian conservation, a group of researchers have announced the comeback of the Blue-eyed Ground-dove. These are the first ever photos.

مواصلة عملية حصر الطيور المهاجرة والمستوطنة في الكويت

Mon, 23/05/2016
واصل فريق رصد وحماية الطيور بالجمعية الكويتية لحماية البيئة اليوم الاثنين ع
© NCF

Giving verve to Nigeria’s Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas

Mon, 23/05/2016
As part of its commitment and dedication to the conservation and management of Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) within and outside protected areas, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF, BirdLife Partner) has conducted an Annual Water Bird Census at Hadejia-Nguru Wetlands in Yobe and Jigawa States.
The last piece of the puzzle: newly-protected Western Siem Pang forest © Jonathan Eames

Huge protected forest jigsaw completed

Fri, 20/05/2016
One of the most valuable jigsaw pieces in the world has been slotted into place: welcome to Cambodia's Western Siem Pang forest, home to 5 Critically Endangered bird species.

Celebrating the day of 27,000 protected areas

Fri, 20/05/2016
The Natura 2000 network is vital to protecting Europe's most endangered species and habitats. Here's why.

New colony of Dalmatian Pelicans established in Bulgaria

Fri, 20/05/2016
The second nesting area for the globally threatened species in their native Bulgaria has been 60 years in the making.

New study confirms EU nature laws’ effectiveness

Thu, 19/05/2016
Will it nudge the European Commission to release the results of the 'fitness check' of the Directives and declare them 'fit for purpose'?
Image: Hashim Morsy and Salwa Elhalawany

Shock and… understand: a strategy to end the Illegal Killing of Birds

Wed, 18/05/2016
New study reveals over 75% of bird killing and trapping in Egypt is illegal. BirdLife International releases new data on Mediterranean hotspot for illegal bird killing, and shows graphic video on killing methods.

Alexander Rukhaia wins Whitley Award for protecting birds of prey

Wed, 18/05/2016
The founder and director of the Society for Nature Conservation in Georgia (SABUKO) is the first person from the country to win the £35,000 in funding.