News ducks

A handful of Velvet Scoters were spotted at Lake Tabatskuri, Georgia in 2014 © Nika Paposhvili

Surprise rediscovery of threatened duck diverts...

Thu, 12/08/2021
When researcher Nika Paposhvili unexpectedly discovered a population of Velvet Scoters in a location where the bird was thought to be extinct, it launched an urgent project to safeguard the future of the species - one that involved the whole community.
Volunteers counting birds in the Qanatir Area in Cairo © Mohamed Badran

Nature Conservation Egypt's conservation...

Fri, 26/03/2021
This January, Nature Conservation Egypt launched the 2021 winter bird count, gathering important data on bird populations while engaging the public in conservation issues. This month, the success of the initiative gained them recognition from the whole conservation community.
The American Wigeon's population is declining due to habitat loss © Andrew A Reding / Flickr

Waterfowl winter refuge Fraser River Delta risks...

Wed, 16/12/2020
This winter, like every winter before it, thousands of ducks, geese and swans will gather to weather the cold at Fraser River Delta, Canada. But for how long? With a shipping terminal mega-expansion on the horizon, our Canadian Partners are campaigning to save this vital habitat – and you can help.

The Bird Bulletin

Fri, 24/03/2017
Every Friday morning, we’ll bring you bite-sized updates from all across Europe & Central Asia – now you can kick start every weekend with ‘what a little bird told me’!