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Saving the Egyptian Vulture – Have your say!

Tue, 24/01/2017
As part of the EU LIFE+ project ‘The Return of the Neophron’, a public consultation exercise on its plan to save the Egyptian Vulture has just been launched.
© Seshadri K S

The frog we thought was a kingfisher

Tue, 24/01/2017
It's common for one species to be mistaken for another, similar species. But in India something we thought was a kingfisher turned out to be a frog. How did this happen?

Emergency Appeal: Cold front hits waterbirds hard

Tue, 24/01/2017
Support the emergency measures to protect waterbirds caught up in snow storms & extreme low temperatures in South-eastern Europe – please donate to the Waterbird Fund.
Japanese Murrelet © feathercollector/Shutterstock

Threatened seabird successfully breeds using...

Mon, 23/01/2017
After six years of trial and error, BirdLife's Japanese Partner has constructed an artificial nesting site that's to the liking of the threatened Japanese Murrelet.
Montserrat Oriole © Alistair Homer

The Montserrat Oriole is no longer Critically...

Fri, 20/01/2017
With two thirds of its forest habitat destroyed, Montserrat Oriole populations declined after a series of volcanic eruptions. Here's how RSPB turned things around.

Berlin - Painting the town green!

Fri, 20/01/2017
It is more important than ever to tell the European Commission that we are ‘fed up’ with our broken food and farming system, and that we are hungry for change.
Common Coots have been badly affected by the spill © Doğa Derneği

Major oil spill in Turkey; emergency teams...

Thu, 19/01/2017
A major oil spill is affecting coastal areas in western Turkey. Doğa Derneği (Birdlife Turkey) has deployed an emergency team of volunteers to help oiled wildlife.
Lesser Kestrel © Subramanya C K

Lesser Kestrel shot for preservation

Thu, 19/01/2017
In Palestine, nature-lovers are flocking to the desert to snap the Lesser Kestrel. Their pics will preserve the species for future generations – in more ways than one.
Participants of the donor roundtable © J. Fuhnwi

Improved collaboration to conserve forests,...

Thu, 19/01/2017
During a biodiversity conservation donor roundtable on 12 -13 January 2017 in Accra, Ghana, conservation experts agreed to collaborate more closely to address key challenges facing grant making in the hotspot, by engaging more with local CSOs operating in the region.

'Hope is the thing with feathers'

Mon, 16/01/2017
Read the editorial of January's edition of the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia newsletter here!

Birds of a Feather: Our partners’ highlights from...

Mon, 16/01/2017
Here are just some of our partners’ highlights from 2016!

Climate Packages – just pretty wrapping?

Mon, 16/01/2017
Sini Eräjää looks back upon some of the climate and energy disappointments of 2016 and makes her wish for a Happy New (& Sustainable) Year for Nature in 2017.
Armonía's Alternative Feather programme is protecting the rare Blue-throated Macaw © Wendy Willis

A new hope for the Blue-throated Macaw

Fri, 13/01/2017
A successful programme geared towards promoting the use of artificial feathers in ceremonial headdresses gives renewed hope for the survival of the Blue-throated Macaw.

Food Intentions

Thu, 12/01/2017
Thomas Quinn looks back upon some of the food and farming challenges we faced in 2016 and makes his wish for a Happy New (& Sustainable) Year for Nature in 2017.
Ulcinj Salina & Delta-Bojana, Montenegro © Gregor Subic

The Endangered Treasure of Ulcinj – documentary

Wed, 11/01/2017
These man-made salt works became a bird haven, but now the threatened birds and salt workers share the same destiny. Watch the thought-provoking documentary
Loggerhead sea turtles in Kuriat Islands © Louis-Marie Préau

The Mediterranean Basin: together for nature

Wed, 11/01/2017
After five years of conservation in the Mediterranean, our latest publication "Together" shows how the region's diverse cultures are committed to protecting its nature

Your Planet needs YOU

Tue, 10/01/2017
Ivan Ramirez looks back upon some of the conservation challenges we faced in 2016 and makes his wish for a ‘Happy New Year’ for Nature.
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.