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The tiny corner of Asia where an Endangered songbird is thriving
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...
Climate change could deliver final blow for world’s threatened species
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?
Meet the conservation leaders of tomorrow
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
In our 'Irreplaceable' series, we cast a light on the globally-significant bird habitats that are in danger of disappearing forever...
10 amazing birds that have gone extinct
BirdLife and our 122 Partners work tirelessly to prevent extinctions worldwide. Sadly, it's already too late for these unfortunate birds...
10 birds that were saved from extinction
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.
This man has just broken the record for most bird species seen in a year
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...
New year, new birds: 10 newly-recognised species
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.
The world's rarest songbirds
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.
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