News birdwatching

Sustainable birdwatching tourism is promoted at Birdfair

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 10:24

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.

Europe and Central Asia

Momentum gaining in the Mediterranean for IPOT sustainable birdwatching tourism project

Mon, 23/07/2012 - 11:42

Partners from the International Project of Ornithological Toursim (IPOT) met for the second time to plan expansion into the Mediterranean

Europe and Central Asia

2012: Record-breaking season for Spring Alive!

Fri, 20/07/2012 - 15:05

With the arrival of summer, the 7th season of the Eurasian Spring Alive programme has been completed, characterised by the breaking of a new record and a technological innovation. The campaign now moves to Africa where from September onwards, participants will celebrate the arrival of spring with bird-watching and other bird-related activities.

Europe and Central Asia

Algarve: The bird’s festival is back in October

Fri, 15/06/2012 - 15:05

The 3rd Birdwatching Festival in Sagres, Portugal will take place this year from October 5 to 7. In October, Sagres becomes Europe’s major migratory corridor for storks, eagles, vultures, hawks and falcons on their way back to Africa. All types of people will enjoy the large range of activities proposed.

Europe and Central Asia

WorldBirds database is building the bigger picture from birder’s notes

Fri, 16/12/2011 - 15:10

WorldBirds, the birdwatching database set up by BirdLife to record the observations of professional and citizen scientists all over the world, has passed the three million records milestone.

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