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First assessment of Endangered Northern...

Sun, 05/02/2012
A survey to assess the penguins’ population has started. The latest counts suggest the breeding population hasn’t suffered as much as anticipated.

New stronghold for Japanese Murrelet found

Mon, 23/01/2012
A recent study led by the Wild Bird Society of Japan has found that the Izu Islands, on the Pacific side of Japan, hold the second largest concentration of the threatened Japanese Murrelet

Fiji Petrel crash-lands in Gau

Fri, 16/12/2011
NatureFiji-MareqetiViti recently recovered and released a Fiji Petrel after it landed in a village on Gau Island, Fiji, where this enigmatic species is believed to breed.

Call to save UK's hummingbirds, albatrosses...

Wed, 30/11/2011
Almost 17,000 people have called for the British Government to step up and honour its responsibilities to the UK Overseas Territories, which contain over 85% of the UK's globally threatened species.

Tragic impact on wildlife from New Zealand oil...

Thu, 13/10/2011
Hundreds of dead birds have already been found along the Bay of Plenty coastline as a result of the Rena oil spill disaster but these represent just a fraction of the affected wildlife, Forest & Bird have said.

Rat eradication success in New Caledonia

Sun, 25/09/2011
Follow up surveys has confirmed that three important seabird islands are officially rat-free, and bird populations are showing signs of recovery...

Forest & Bird welcomes new marine reserve,...

Fri, 26/08/2011
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) said today it welcomed the upcoming official opening of the Tawharanui Marine Reserve north of Auckland but warned it was a drop in the ocean compared with what is needed to give adequate protection to New Zealand’s marine life...

Stamps raise funds for threatened Henderson Petrel

Fri, 22/07/2011
Buy endemic birds stamps and help the RSPB's (BirdLife in the UK) Henderson Island Restoration Project.

Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick...

Wed, 06/07/2011
The fledgling has taken flight from the first breeding record outside of Japanese Territories.

When we were up we were up...

Mon, 25/04/2011
An adventure to Kadavu, Fiji in search of Collared Petrel.