From 4-7 October, birds and birders alike will flock to Sagres in southern Portugal for its internationally renowned Festival of Birdwatching & Nature Activities. This year, the Bonelli’s Eagle promises to be the star of the show.
Over the last five years, Champions of the Flyway has raised nearly $350,000 to help BirdLife partners tackle the illegal killing of birds in the Mediterranean. We look back on five years of inspirational partnership.
In the editorial of our August newsletter, Jonathan Meyrav from SPNI (BirdLife Israel) looks back on five stunning years of Champions of the Flyway – the friends made, the money raised and the birds saved.
In the 1970s, the Spanish population of White-headed duck was brought to the verge of extinction. Its stunning recovery shows why Species Action Plans are essential for the survival of threatened species.
For the first time in ten years, an active nest of Saker Falcon has been found in Bulgaria. Hopes are high that this endangered raptor is one step closer to establishing a sustainable breeding population in the country.