News Flyways

Managing Effects of Wind Power on Birds and Bats

Tue, 30/10/2012
The ‘Birds and Bats Master Class’ being held in conjunction with the Clean Technology Fund’s Pilot Countries meeting will enable a range of different parties to come together, including countries where more wind projects are expected in the pipeline.

Record Sociable Lapwing flock found in Uzbekistan

Mon, 22/10/2012
During UzSPB's first official surveys for Sociable Lapwings this autumn they made a remarkable discovery - more than 400 birds present at the Talimarzhan Reservoir.

PARTICIPANTS GO WILD in workshop on communication...

Tue, 17/07/2012
om the 2nd to the 5th of July 2012, the Migratory Soaring Birds project held a regional communication workshop that gathered more than 30 people, project partners and observers, from more than 10 countries.

Nesting shorebirds protected at the Cabo Rojo...

Fri, 06/07/2012
During May 2012, Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc. (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) installed 25 signs in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats National Wildlife Refuge to mark important nesting sites for resident shorebirds that were being disturbed by visitors.

VBN funds expansion of migratory shorebird...

Thu, 31/05/2012
Vogelbescherming Nederland (VBN, BirdLife in The Netherlands) and WWF-Netherlands are funding a new chair in migratory bird ecology at the University of Groningen.

World Migratory Bird Day 2012 highlights multiple...

Fri, 11/05/2012
The economic benefits of supporting the world's migratory bird species is one of the key themes during this year's World Migratory Bird Day celebrations.

World Migratory Bird Day celebration plans in the...

Wed, 09/05/2012
The BirdLife International UNDP/GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project will celebrate orld Migratory Bird Day in six countries along the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway!

Linking sites and people through migratory birds

Thu, 03/05/2012
Six BirdLife Partners in the Americas, together with the global Rio Tinto-BirdLife program and local conservation groups, have successfully completed three years of conservation efforts for migratory birds along the Interior-Pacific flyways. These efforts have built on an existing initiative, “Linking Communities”, at three key sites (complexes of IBAs) in North America, and have supported the planning and implementation of conservation and education actions at six IBAs in South America.

Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to...

Fri, 02/03/2012
Grammy-winning saxophonist will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC) in April.

National assessment shows Australians must work...

Wed, 29/02/2012
A newly published study shows Australians must work with international partners if they are to save all of Australia’s birds.

Targeting hunters to save Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Tue, 17/01/2012
In an attempt to mitigate hunting pressure, the Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA – BirdLife in Myanmar) carried out socio-economic surveys and provided livelihood replacement support in communities on both the eastern and western shores of the Gulf of Martaban.

BirdLife team helps Convention on Migratory...

Tue, 29/11/2011
The BirdLife's Partnership's work at the recent Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species has paid dividends with important decisions taken for the benefit of migratory species.

Governments set to adopt new guidelines on power...

Thu, 24/11/2011
Protecting birds from power lines is a global issue which can’t be solved by single states yet a number of practical mitigation measures exist.

BirdLife projects flying high in UNEP-GEF top-...

Wed, 23/11/2011
To mark its 20th Anniversary, the GEF has announced and profiled its 20 best projects funded through UNEP. This ‘20-best’ list features two projects in which BirdLife International was a key player.

Only international action will save migratory...

Sun, 20/11/2011
Populations of long-distance migratory landbirds are declining rapidly in the African-Eurasian flyway and urgent actions are needed across regions.

Music and Migration II : a musical appeal to stop...

Tue, 15/11/2011
UK/DK Music label 'Second Language' releases Music and Migration II in support of BirdLife Malta's campaign against illegal bird killing

Triple figures of Spoon-billed Sandpiper in China

Thu, 27/10/2011
Up to 103 Spoon-billed Sandpipers were observed earlier this month at Rudong, in Jiangsu Province just north of the Yangtze Estuary in China.