Mon, 10/01/2011 - 10:27
Spoon-billed Sandpiper is one of the world's strangest-looking birds and certainly the weirdest wader. It is a small bird with, as its name suggests, a spoon-shaped bill. The species is listed as Critically Endangered by BirdLife International because it has an extremely small population, which is getting smaller This means that it is at real risk from extinction in the next few years.
Fri, 07/01/2011 - 15:52
2010 Awards on Biodiversity conservation and development in Latin America
Thu, 06/01/2011 - 10:42
Last month David Kuria was awarded a Certificate of Completion for successfully finishing an Africa Climate Change Fellowship with the BirdLife Africa Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya. David has had a long association with BirdLife as the Director of The Kijabe Environment Volunteers - one of the foremost Site Support Groups in Kenya....
Thu, 06/01/2011 - 10:10
Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the U.S.) scientists are monitoring reports of thousands of birds found dead in Arkansas, coupled with a second incident in Louisiana, since New Year’s Eve.
Wed, 05/01/2011 - 12:16
Hopes of a sustainable future for EU biofuels policy have been dealt a blow following the European Commission's decision to delay a critical decision on how to account for the impacts of 'indirect land use change' (ILUC).
Europe and Central Asia
Tue, 04/01/2011 - 08:02
Since 2003 BSPB is working for the conservation of the Egyptian Vulture in Bulgaria. The gained knowledge during these years firmly shows that the main reason for the species decline is the increased adult mortality due to various anthropogenic threats. Significant part of the loss of birds is happening outside Bulgaria during the migration and wintering. In the last 7 years probably more than 20 adult birds did not return from their wintering areas.
Europe and Central Asia
Wed, 22/12/2010 - 10:12
Vultures in one of Africa’s most significant wildlife reserves are declining at an alarming rate according to a new study in Biological Conservation...
Tue, 21/12/2010 - 08:39
Two years after the BirdLife International Fiji Programme implemented an operation to eradicate rats from the Ringgold Islands, all seven islands have been confirmed rodent-free. Early monitoring also shows that the birds, people and wider wildlife of these remote islands are already benefitting from the removal of these invasive pests...
Mon, 20/12/2010 - 12:08
Biodiversity in Africa’s Albertine Rift, especially birds, is set to benefit from a number of measures and actions by BirdLife International that are aimed at preparing them for Climate Change...
Mon, 20/12/2010 - 11:19
The agreement is an expression of the desire of both BirdLife and the CBD Secretariat to enhance our cooperation following the recent adoption of the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for the Convention at Nagoya in October.
Fri, 17/12/2010 - 10:07
Las fértiles praderas de América del Sur, que son el hogar para uno de los ecosistemas más valiosos del mundo, están desapareciendo rápidamente, y las aves migratorias de pastizales, las cuales juegan un importante papel al dispersar semillas y controlar el numero de insectos, también están disminuyendo rápidamente en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay...
Fri, 17/12/2010 - 09:55
The rich grasslands in South America, home to one of the world's most valuable ecosystems is fast disappearing and migratory grassland birds, which play an important role by dispersing seeds and controlling insects, are also rapidly declining in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay...
Grasslands - Pastizales del Cono Sur