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The team used on-shore lights to beckon the mysterious Beck's Petrel

Major breakthrough in attempt to unlock secrets of ultra-elusive seabird

Fri, 05/05/2017
An intrepid BirdLife Pacific team has finally managed to capture and tag a Beck’s Petrel – one of the world’s rarest and least-known birds.
Un kea, ave endémica de la zona alpina de la Isla Sur en Nueva Zelanda © Dave Buckton

En búsqueda del único loro alpino (y carnívoro) del mundo

Fri, 14/04/2017
Hay que ser muy sigiloso para ver a un kea en su hábitat natural. Kimberley Collins nos cuenta su aventura de cuando salió en búsqueda del único loro alpino del mundo.
Un nestor kéa © Dave Buckton

La recherche du seul perroquet alpin (et carnivore) au monde

Thu, 13/04/2017
On doit être ingénieux pour attraper un nestor kéa dans la nature. Kimberley Collins raconte comment elle a passé des jours à rechercher le seul perroquet alpin au monde.
Black Petrel chick, Little Barrier Island © Dan Burgin

Lessons from Little Barrier Island

Mon, 27/03/2017
Our Cook Islands’ BirdLife Partner Te Ipukarea Society shares their lessons learned about seabird conservation during a recent visit to Little Barrier Island, NZ.
Cradle Mountain, Australia © Rod Kashubin

Discover Australia's most vital places for nature

Fri, 24/03/2017
Collectively known as 'Key Biodiversity Areas', these are the most important places left for life on Earth.
Kea, the world's only alpine parrot © Dave Buckton

The hunt for the world's only alpine (and carnivorous) parrot

Fri, 10/03/2017
You need to be sneaky if you want to catch a Kea in the wild. This is how Forest & Bird are searching for the world’s only alpine parrot in Nelson Lakes NP, New Zealand.
 Herd of elephants © Benh Lieu Song

Climate change could deliver final blow for world’s threatened species

Wed, 15/02/2017
Around half of threatened terrestrial mammals, and a quarter of birds, are already being negatively impacted by climate change. Could it prove the tipping point?
Iiwi © Dubi Shapiro

One to Watch - Iiwi on the decline?

Wed, 15/02/2017
The "One to Watch" series takes a quick look at the status of some of the iconic species we're working on.

2017 brings hope for Pacific birds

Sat, 31/12/2016
Big projects in 2017 offer real hope for some of the most endangered birds of the Pacific