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Straw-headed Bulbul © Lee Tiah Khee

The tiny corner of Asia where an Endangered songbird is thriving

Thu, 23/02/2017
Trapping has nearly proved the 'last straw' for the Straw-headed Bulbul, now extinct across much of its range. But on a tiny island, the bird is bucking global trends...
 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?
International Training Project © CLP

Meet the conservation leaders of tomorrow

Thu, 09/02/2017
Meet six young conservationists who have become part of the Conservation Leadership Programme and learn how you can become part of it too.

Irreplaceable: Mar Chiquita Lake, Argentina

Wed, 01/02/2017
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...
Oahu Akialoa

10 amazing birds that have gone extinct

Tue, 24/01/2017
BirdLife and our 122 Partners work tirelessly to prevent extinctions worldwide. Sadly, it's already too late for these unfortunate birds...
North Island Saddleback © HBW

10 birds that were saved from extinction

Tue, 10/01/2017
We continue our showcase of the Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World by profiling some species that came back from the very brink of extinction.
Arjan holding a Sclater's Crowned-pigeon in Papua New Guinea, that he bought in order to save and release © Arjan Dwarshuis

This man has just broken the record for most bird species seen in a year

Mon, 09/01/2017
Interview: Arjan Dwarshuis has just broken the world record for the number of bird species spotted in a single year. He has some interesting tales to tell...
Marsh Antwren © HBW

New year, new birds: 10 newly-recognised species

Thu, 29/12/2016
We continue our showcase of Volume 2 of the Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World with a look at the latest members of the vast and varied avian family.
Regent Honeyeater © HBW

The world's rarest songbirds

Thu, 22/12/2016
To celebrate the upcoming Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, with beautiful drawings of the entire avian kingdom, we look at some of its rarest members.