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Between a rock and a hard place: the birds of Rapa Iti. © Fred Jacq

How we're going to save the little paradise...

Tue, 01/08/2017
The rare native wildlife of a remote island has retreated to a precarious existence on vertical cliffs. An urgent project supported by the 2017 Birdfair is leading the counter-attack against invasive species to save the “little planet” of Rapa Iti.
Projects led by young conservationists are making a difference to birds around the world. Photo: Slaty Egret © Birdwatch Zambia

7 projects led by young conservationists that are...

Tue, 11/04/2017
Today winners have been announced for CLP and Birdfair project awards, all initiatives led by young conservationists. Discover their inspiring work in this roundup.
Collared lemur from Tsitongambarika, Madagascar, are set to benefit © nickgarbutt.com

From Rutland to the world

Tue, 21/03/2017
A record-breaking donation has been presented by Birdfair to BirdLife for protecting threatened sites in Africa and supporting tomorrow's conservation heroes
Turquoise-browed Motmot © Gerwin Filius

Celebrating the colourful Motmot in the Yucatan...

Fri, 10/06/2016
The bright plumage of the Turquoise-browed Motmot inspired the creation of the Motmot Festival in the Mexican state of Yucatan, one of the most important areas for birds in the country.

Massive boost for BirdLife's Marine work

Sat, 07/02/2015
BirdLife’s Marine Programme has a received a huge boost from the world’s largest event for nature.

Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at...

Wed, 22/08/2012
With many of the main birdwatching tourism companies concentrated at Birdfair, it provided the ideal location for the International Project on Ornithological Tourism (IPOT) to foster sustainable tourism.

Birdwatchers gather to save Asia's coastal...

Fri, 17/08/2012
The world’s biggest fair relating to bird and wildlife conservation is raising money this year to help save millions of migratory birds which rely on Asia’s rich tidal wetlands

British birdwatchers rally to save their summer...

Fri, 19/08/2011
Millions of birds leave Africa each spring and head north to nest in the UK and other parts of Europe, only to return to Africa each autumn. However this multi-million-winged migration is under threat.

Threatened antwren to benefit from creation of...

Fri, 29/04/2011
A new protected area in Rio de Janeiro covers the home of the Critically Endangered Restinga Antwren

Conservation gets personal - BirdLife's...

Wed, 01/09/2010

“Conservation is all about what each of us can do personally to help”, said Richard Gri

Bird banding centre opened in Cuba

Wed, 25/08/2010
On July 17th, 2010, the Johann Christoph Gundlach Cuban Bird Banding Centre (CBBC) was o

British birdwatchers rally to help Ethiopia

Fri, 20/08/2010
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.