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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.
UN summit calls for urgent farming, forestry, fisheries reforms
BirdLife welcomes the decision by the UN Biodiversity Conference to pursue environmental reform in the farming, forestry and fisheries sectors.
6 things you might have missed from the 2016 Red List
A look at the bird-related Red List news that flew under the radar last week.
Papua New Guinea
Azores glory: Europe's most threatened songbird rebounds
The spread of exotic plants threatened to starve the charmingly plump Azores Bullfinch to extinction, but habitat restoration work has given us reason to feel bullish.
Bite-size bird tales from Eurasia
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.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Grey Parrot fading from Africa's rainforests
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?
2016 Red List: great news for island endemics, disaster for cagebirds
Today, the health of the world's 10,000+ bird species was revealed with the publication of the 2016 Red List. There are reasons to cheer, but also reasons for concern.
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