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Magellanic Penguins in their burrow © Australis Photography

Protecting the penguins of Patagonia

Mon, 12/12/2016
A group of Argentinean researchers have been surveying and assessing colonies of a Near Threatened penguin species - with encouraging results.

Bite-size bird tales from Eurasia

Mon, 12/12/2016
No matter how small, some stories must be shared. Here’s a round-up of some of the best from the 2016 season of Spring Alive.

Save the Macaronesian Sparrowhawk

Mon, 12/12/2016
In this season of love and giving, SPEA (BirdLife in Portugal) ask you to spare a thought for the plight of Fura-bardos (Macaronesian Sparrowhawk).
Ruby-throated Hummingbird in flight colorful background © Steve Byland

Planting native species to help birds

Mon, 12/12/2016
In the fall of 2016 Audubon (BirdLife US) launched the Plants for Birds programme, which encourages and empowers people in the US to support birds by planting native species.
Kākāpō © Shane McInnes

The guardians of the Kākāpō Kingdom

Mon, 12/12/2016
Being a kākāpō ranger is a bit like looking after a celebrity’s child. This is what life is like when you're tasked with protecting one of the world's rarest parrots.

The Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement honours international projects that promote biodiversity

Mon, 12/12/2016
On 8 December, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were presented in the BEL Conference Centre in Brussels...
Dochula Pass, Bhutan. © Göran Höglund

BirdLife Partnership stretches its wings to Bhutan

Fri, 09/12/2016
BirdLife welcomes its 122nd national Partner: the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), who work in the fascinating and richly biodiverse nation of Bhutan.
Market in Jakarta, Indonesia © Michelle Robinson

The silencing of the songbirds

Thu, 08/12/2016
The 2016 Red List reveals that Indonesia’s love of songbirds is a tainted love; unsustainable trapping is driving many endemic species towards extinction.

Grey Parrot fading from Africa's rainforests

Thu, 08/12/2016
It’s one of the most recognisable pet birds in the world. And it’s also the latest species to join the Red List’s dreaded Endangered club. What went wrong for the Grey?