News illegal killing

Image: Hashim Morsy and Salwa Elhalawany

Shock and… understand: a strategy to end the...

Wed, 18/05/2016
New study reveals over 75% of bird killing and trapping in Egypt is illegal. BirdLife International releases new data on Mediterranean hotspot for illegal bird killing, and shows graphic video on killing methods.

Alexander Rukhaia wins Whitley Award for...

Wed, 18/05/2016
The founder and director of the Society for Nature Conservation in Georgia (SABUKO) is the first person from the country to win the £35,000 in funding.

Almost 1 million birds still being illegally...

Tue, 15/03/2016
Despite no more annual jumps in numbers, a record-breaking amount of birds are still being illicitly trapped to serve as the main ingredient for a local delicacy.

How eagles went from worshipped ‘kings of the...

Wed, 10/02/2016
Ancient mythology, religion and folklore equated eagles with royalty and the Gods. You would not know it from the state of the birds today.

'Slipgate': The Naked Truth

Tue, 10/11/2015
LPO/BirdLife France volunteers and journalists were physically assaulted by a man with a shovel after they attempted to remove illegal poaching traps in a village in south-east France.

The Birds Directive has made Europe safer for...

Sun, 15/03/2015

By Ariel Brunner, Head of EU Policy at BirdLife Europe.

Italy, Spain and Greece join forces to change...

Sun, 15/03/2015

In most countries the Illegal killing of protected wild birds would seem rather

First ever pan-Mediterranean study reveals scale...

Fri, 13/03/2015

By Willem van den Bossche, European Nature Conservation Officer at BirdLife Europe.