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Survey success in Tanzania: 17 new territories found for Critically Endangered Long-billed Tailorbird

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 14:13

Over the last year, intensive effort has been under way to survey and monitor the Critically...

Africa Mozambique Preventing Extinctions - Africa

Amazing 2012 breeding season for Tahiti Monarch

Tue, 16/04/2013 - 10:44

The Critically Endangered Tahiti Monarch Pomarea nigra has enjoyed its most successful breeding season since Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (SOP-Manu; BirdLife Partner in French Polynesia) be...

Pacific French Polynesia Invasive Alien Species

Hooded Grebe Appeal - Action on breeding grounds already delivering results

Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:37

In January this year we launched an international online appeal to save the Hooded Grebe Podiceps gallardoi as a new BirdLife Preventi...

Americas Argentina Preventing Extinctions - Americas

Beck’s pulls in at the petrel station

Tue, 12/06/2012 - 08:41

A BirdLife International survey in southern New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, has encountered the largest single aggregation of Critically Endangered Beck’s Petrel Pseudobulweria becki, ever recorded. Upwards of 100 bir...

Pacific

Monitoring birds in Montserrat’s Centre Hills

Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:01

Forestry staff from Montserrat’s Department of Environment are currently in the field conducting the annual bird monitoring exercise to determine the bird populations in the island’s Centre Hills Impo...

Americas

Government protects critical habitat for the Grenada Dove

Tue, 10/04/2012 - 17:29

In August 2011, the Government of Grenada’s Cabinet approved the protection of the last piece of government-owned Grenada Dove habitat through the addition of approximately 100 acr...

Americas

Searching for Pacific Petrels

Fri, 20/01/2012 - 01:52

Until recently, Beck’s PetrelPseudobulweria becki was only known from two specimens: a female taken at sea east of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea in 1928, and a male taken in the Solomon Islands in 1929. After a long gap of nearly 80 yea...

Pacific

Get Angry - Fight Extinction!

Thu, 01/12/2011 - 13:01

Rovio Entertainment Ltd, world-leading entertainment media company and creator of the unprecedented global gaming phenomenon Angry Birds, has launched a remarkable new Angry Birds campaigning website today in support of The BirdLife Pre...

Worldwide

Gone, but not forgotten

Tue, 01/11/2011 - 05:24

Ghosts of Gone Birds - an unprecedented exhibition of original art, writing and music opens today in the East End of London. Among more than 120 artists producing new work for this innovative show are Sir Peter Blake, Ralph Steadman, Margaret Atwoo...

Worldwide

Triple figures of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 15:44

Up to 103 Spoon-billed Sandpipers were observed earlier this month at Rudong, in Jiangsu Province just north of the Yangtze Estuary in China. This is a significant proportion of the remaining glob...

Asia

Partnership for Seychelles iconic bird

Thu, 20/10/2011 - 14:01

Nature Seychelles (BirdLife Partner) and the Seychelles National Park Authority (SNPA) have joined forces to work on a new project to help protect one of Seychelles iconic bird species – Seychelles Paradise Flycatche...

Africa

India’s pharmacies flout diclofenac ban but vulture breeding centres have best year yet

Tue, 06/09/2011 - 08:50

A study published in the journal Oryx has found that over a third of Indian pharmacies continue to sell diclofenac t...

Asia

Conservationists concerned for future of White-shouldered Ibis

Mon, 05/09/2011 - 14:08

The 2011 Cambodian census of  White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni has found a larger number of birds than ever before, but celebrations are muted, as this species’ s...

Asia

Record flock of migrating Sociable Lapwings recorded in Kazakhstan

Thu, 01/09/2011 - 09:38

BirdLife International scientists monitoring migrating Sociable Lapwings in the heart of the Great Steppe have recently discovered the largest single flock seen i...

Europe and Central Asia

Ghosts of Gone Birds London haunt announced...

Fri, 26/08/2011 - 08:56

Following the launch of an extraordinary new multi-media art exhibition - Ghosts of Gone Birds - at the Liverpool School of Art & Design earlier this year, the show has grown and evolved during...

Worldwide

Syrian ibises fledge; Morocco’s ibis wardens need your support

Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:00

For the first time in the last three years, the Middle East’s only breeding population of Critically Endangered Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita has r...

Middle East Morocco Preventing Extinctions - Africa

BirdLife Species Champions strike gold in Chukotka

Sat, 09/07/2011 - 13:39

Heritage Expeditions - a BirdLife Species Champion supporting Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme - struck gold this week when they, and the...

Asia

Saving Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Fri, 24/06/2011 - 10:28

An international team of conservationists is on an emergency mission to help save one of the world’s rarest birds from extinction. Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus is a remarkable bird, but its shocking drop in numbers indi...

Asia

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