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Gadfly Petrel Conservation Group Poster

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 11:00

World Seabird Conference poster abstract by Ben Lascelles (BirdLife International).

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White-tailed Eagles poisoned in Denmark

Wed, 08/09/2010 - 08:03

For the first time in almost a century a pair of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla bred in the Danish island of Funen, but tragically the birds were found dead at the end of June.

Europe and Central Asia

Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain in Hungary - Video

Thu, 02/09/2010 - 15:09

A new documentary film entitled 'Bird Migration on the Bihar Plain' has been produced by the Wings Over Wetlands demonstration project team in Hungary. The film documents the importance of the Bihar Plains as a breeding, wintering and stop-over area for hundreds of thousands of migratory waterbirds, highlighting the role played by the fishponds found in the area as a source of food and as an important place for the birds to rest during their often long and arduous journeys.

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's August 2010 Round Up

Wed, 01/09/2010 - 16:21

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Grimmett - BirdLife’s Assistant Director of Conservation...

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BCST supporting a Local Conservation Group

Wed, 01/09/2010 - 08:43

Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (BCST. BirdLife in Thailand) recently brought members and birders to survey birds at public land near Bornok village in Prachuab Khirikhan Province, 300 km south of Bangkok

Following the migration of White Storks

Wed, 01/09/2010 - 08:18

Natuurpunt (BirdLife in Belgium) is tracking migrating White Stork Ciconia ciconia on their route to Spain and West Africa.

Europe and Central Asia

Albatross Task Force Diaries – Argentina

Tue, 31/08/2010 - 11:26

A blog from Nahuel Chavez from BirdLife's Albatross Task Force based in Argentina. At this time of year the strong winds and snow that blow from the south make our work much more complicated. Read about how Nahuel gathered up around 40 Cape Petrel during a snow storm in his slippers to safely release them back to sea.

Americas

IPs and logging

Tue, 31/08/2010 - 10:40

Haribon is in the process of completing a project called Golden Forests, Landscapes and Seascapes supported by the European Union and the Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion Inter-nacional that aims to reduce deforestation.

Asia

Problems in Paraguay

Tue, 31/08/2010 - 08:56

Ten years ago, the Kuetuwy Aché community was established in the property 'Finca 470', under the understanding and commitment from the Paraguayan government that the property would be legally titled to the Aché people. Now however, the government plans to divide-up the property.

Americas

Birds of the Middle East

Thu, 26/08/2010 - 11:12

Simon Aspinall and Richard Porter have dedicated their new book 'Birds of the Middle East' to BirdLife International's Middle East conservation programme.

Middle East

Bird banding centre opened in Cuba

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 14:00

On July 17th, 2010, the Johann Christoph Gundlach Cuban Bird Banding Centre (CBBC) was officially opened. The CBBC is located at the...

Americas

A flote en un paraíso viviente

Wed, 25/08/2010 - 05:53

Recorrer los canales de mangles de lo que antes era Roosevelt Roads es ponerse en contacto con un trozo de naturaleza casi virgen.

Americas

Sociable Lapwings embark on an Amazing Journey

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 16:12

Following extensive research, nine Sociable Lapwings have been carefully fitted with tiny, state-of-the-art satellite transmitters, which will track their hazardous 5,000+ km journey from their breeding grounds in Kazakhstan to their non breeding areas in tropical Africa and other, as yet undiscovered, destinations.

Middle East Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Birdfair 2010 Day 3 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:12

In this film, Day 3 Round Up, The Final Day, we look back over the three days and more importantly look to the future. Now the money has been raised the hard work can really begin in the Ethiopian Highlands.

Birdfair 2010 Day 2 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:06

In this film, Day 2 round up, we talk to people all around the fair to answer the question, "What does Birdfair mean to you?"

Birdfair 2010 Day 1 Round Up - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:00

Birdfair and their role in conservation. The coverage round up from Day 1 of the 2010 British Birdwatching fair in Rutland.

Interview with BirdLife's Middle East Advisor Richard Porter - Video

Mon, 23/08/2010 - 07:48

A report from David Lindo and the BirdGuides production team at the 2010 British Birdfair, interviewing Richard Porter (BirdLife's Middle East Advisor) and Simon Aspinall about their new book, Birds of the Middle East. The book describes all the birds of the region, including totally updated accounts of the larks and the large white-headed gull complex.

British birdwatchers rally to help Ethiopia

Fri, 20/08/2010 - 05:05

Tens of thousands of British birdwatchers attending the 22nd British Birdwatching Fair this weekend are coming together to raise funds for Ethiopia’s unique bird life.

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