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Beautiful Kingfisher graffiti are decorating Valozhyn, Belarus © Y. Lisitsa

Why is this Belarusian town covered in...

Thu, 02/02/2017
A successful project by APB (BirdLife Belarus) aims to engage people to love nature by electing birds that will represent their districts.

No Moules-Frites for French Gulls

Thu, 02/02/2017
Laureline Chassaing & Pauline Loubat from LPO tell us about their efforts to help mussel farmers protect their stocks from hungry gulls on the island of Olèron

Protected zones offer refuge for Cambodia’s...

Thu, 02/02/2017
A newly-approved plan to zone Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary aims to protect its most vital habitats and species from threats including logging, encroachment and hunting.

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...

Mute Swans make the Maltese headlines

Wed, 01/02/2017
Jessica Irwin fills us in on the latest ‘celebrity’ sensation to grip Malta – a flock of Mute Swans that have sought refuge from the recent cold snap.
Children participating in the waterbird count ©BirdLife International

Children taught to identify and count birds in...

Wed, 01/02/2017
BirdLife International experts and other conservation stakeholders in Senegal have given kids the opportunity to develop a lasting interest in bird science.
Barnacle Goose © HIH Princess Takamado

Early Morning Light

Wed, 01/02/2017
“Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February2017
Vultures feeding on a carcass at an IBA site on a farm in Chisamba, Zambia, now being targeted as a Vulture Safe Zone ©BWZ

Helping farmers create a safe haven for vultures...

Fri, 27/01/2017
In a bid to secure a safe haven for vultures, BirdWatch Zambia has educated farm owners, managers and workers within the Chisamba IBA to protect natural habitats from man-made threats.
Brown Booby © Gillian Holliday

Protecting the majestic seabirds of West Africa

Thu, 26/01/2017
Alcyon is a fabulous seabird, with plaintive song, considered a good omen by Greeks and poets because according to legend it only builds its nest on a calm sea.

The King of the Dawn

Thu, 26/01/2017
Awaken to the sound of the rooster. Hard work and good fortunes are ahead. Celebrate the Chinese New Year by recognising the only bird in the Chinese zodiac.

Birdwatchers of the UK and BENELUX, grab your...

Thu, 26/01/2017
On the next two weekends (28-29 January and 4-5 February 2017), take part in the world's largest wildlife survey, the Big Garden Birdwatch!
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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...

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.