Fri, 20/05/2011 - 01:49
A short video showing the search for the Criticality Endangered Fiji Petrel by NatureFiji-MareqetiViti.
Known from just one specimen collected in 1855 on Gau Island, Fiji, the Fiji Petrel was lost for the next 130 years. Si...
Thu, 19/05/2011 - 13:56
The first in a series of innovative arts events in support of the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme has launched in Liverpool, UK City of Culture.
The exhibition called Ghosts of Gone Birds presents a uniq...
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 29/04/2011 - 20:46
Sérgio Cabral, Governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has signed an historic decree creating an important new protected area - The Costa do Sol State Park. The n...
Mon, 10/01/2011 - 17:00
The report is drawn from material developed for State of the World's Birds, a broader report which is available for download and as an extensive searchable database – click to visit www.birdlife.org...
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 (14-16cm) with as its name suggests, a spoon-shaped bill. The species is listed as Critically Endangered by BirdLife Internati...
Thu, 30/12/2010 - 20:03
The photograph confirming the first wintering record of Chinese Crested Tern for 70 years (credit: C Robson)
A wintering Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini has been seen and photo...
Mon, 13/12/2010 - 14:18
Early indications suggest that the artisanal demersal longline fishery, operating from small open out-board boats in South Ecuador, has a negative impact on seabirds, specifically the Critically Endangered Waved Albatross Diomedea irrorata. O...
Wed, 17/11/2010 - 15:50
After an absence of transmissions from our satellite tagged birds for several weeks, a transmission just received from Dinara in central Pakistan is very welcome and exciting news. Her new location marks another...
Thu, 28/10/2010 - 11:44
This autumn researchers from Doga Dernegi (BirdLife in Turkey) have been actively monitoring Sociable Lapwings as they pass through Eastern ...