Tue, 06/07/2010 - 06:00
Put together, the UK’s 16 overseas territories are fifth in the world league table of bird extinctions, with at least ten species from the territories going to oblivion since 1500AD, partially or wholly because of the impact of non-native mammals, such as rats, feral cats, mice and pigs.
Europe and Central Asia
Mon, 05/07/2010 - 14:57
Like the FIFA Football World Cup, BirdLife’s news in June 2010 shows the ups and downs of international conservation efforts. In June we kept up the focus on some vital BirdLife work from around the globe...
Mon, 14/06/2010 - 14:24
A week-long photo exhibit to celebrate Philippine Eagle Week at SM City North EDSA has attracted many passers by. It is a collection of photographs taken by professional German photographer Klaus Nigge whose work has been published in numerous U.S. and European publications including the National Geographic. The Philippine Eagle or the Haring Ibon is one of the world’s rarest raptors.
Mon, 07/06/2010 - 08:09
It’s Philippine Eagle Week and it is an opportune time to know about our national bird which, incidentally is also the largest and most endangered eagle in the world.
Tue, 01/06/2010 - 12:43
A diclofenac destruction programme was undertaken at the Vulture Safe Zone in Nawalparasi District of Nepal on 31st March 2010, that was organised by Bird Conservation Nepal (BirdLife Partner) and Jatayu safe zone management committee.
Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01
Today we announced that Alaotra Grebe is officially extinct on the Red List. When we publicise news of threat or extinction the first question posed by the media will be: “Why should we care?” Please add your thoughts on why we should care.
Tue, 25/05/2010 - 23:01
See the full list of Extinct bird species.
Thu, 20/05/2010 - 14:28
A lack of food is the principle reason for the vulture's decline in Cambodia, but 'restaurants' are helping their numbers increase
Wed, 19/05/2010 - 07:44
Since the invasion of 2003, many people have been struggling to survive in the chaos and bloodshed in Iraq . Even now the country's far from safe. However, over the past two years, Omar Fadil has set out to doggedly survey the bird population for Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner), taking him to some of the most dangerous spots in search of species like the elusive and Critically Endangered Sociable Lapwing. On the phone from Baghdad, he told BirdLife about his latest survey in what is still one of Iraq 's security hotspots.
Wed, 12/05/2010 - 06:20
Captive-bred Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeaters are being released into the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park by Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) as part of a national recovery program to curb the species’ decline.
Mon, 10/05/2010 - 07:10
Searches at sea off the eastern coasts of Jamaica have revealed the presence of significant numbers of Pterodroma petrels, and was supported by BirdLife International's Preventing Extinctions Programme.
Fri, 07/05/2010 - 08:00
The World Migratory Bird Day 2010 theme aims to raise awareness on globally threatened migratory birds, with a particular focus on those on the very edge of extinction the Critically Endangered migratory birds.
Fri, 09/04/2010 - 07:52
Globally, one in eight bird species is threatened with extinction, including 192 who are Critically Endangered. The Pacific region hosts 44 (23%) of the most threatened bird species in the world. The BirdLife International Pacific Partnership is working together in an innovative programme to prevent any more species going extinct, through the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme (PEP).
Wed, 31/03/2010 - 08:40
This year's World Migratory Bird Day theme has been announced as: 'Save migratory birds in crisis - every species counts!' This years awareness-raising campaign will take place from 8-9 May 2010, and aims to inspire people to take action for the conservation of migratory birds.
Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:51
Critically Endangered Tristan Albatross, where chicks are being eaten alive by the invasive House Mice on Gough Island in the South Atlantic.