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Nature Iraq's Festival in the Marshes

Mon, 03/06/2013 - 10:49

These world famous wetlands, the Mesopotamian Marshes, need little introduction. Drained during the regime of Saddam Hussein, they are now being restored to their former glory and to celebrate, Nature Iraq (Bir...

Middle East Iraq Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Middle East

Singing Kagu in focus

Tue, 03/01/2012 - 19:32

The Kagu Rhynochetos jubatus of New Caledonia is an iconic bird that symbolises the challenges faced by many island species in the modern era. This charismatic species is classified as Endangered by BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List on the basis ...

Pacific

Miracle in the marshes of Iraq

Mon, 17/01/2011 - 09:23

A film documentary on the regeneration of Iraq’s Mesopotamian Marshes, a project led by Azzad Alwash, the CEO of BirdLife Affiliate Nature Iraq, will get its first public screening tomorrow on the UK's BBC TV Channel. The do...

Middle East Iraq

Reducing conflict between Israel's air force and migratory birds - podcast

Tue, 30/11/2010 - 13:31

Autumn is one of the busiest times of the year for migrating bird with over 500 million birds crossing the country as they make their jo...

Europe and Central Asia Israel

Bird migrations set to increase - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:50

BBC interview with BirdLife scientists Dr Stuart Butchart.

Middle East