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Empowering the Grassroots

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 12:28

One of the BirdLife Partnership’s most distinctive approaches to conservation is to work with local groups, which are currently active at over 2,000 Important Bird Areas –priority sites for bird conservation- worldwide. Empowering the Grassroot...

New book reveals natural wealth of remarkable forest

Mon, 14/11/2011 - 09:11

The biodiversity of Madagascar is legendary. Many animal and plant groups are exceptionally rich in species, and in natural forest areas the great majority of all animals and plants are ende...

Africa

Last chance to tell...

Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:36

For three years, Mark Cocker, the author and conservationist, has been working with BirdLife on a massive and remarkable initiative that documents how birds fill our lives. Called Birds and People, the project is building an international chorus on j...

Worldwide

Cross-border conservation vital to protect birds in a climate change world

Wed, 09/02/2011 - 08:38

Countries need to increase co-operation over conservation to protect birds and other wildlife in an era of climate change, according to a ne...

Africa

Winners of The World's Rarest Birds announced

Tue, 25/01/2011 - 10:26

The winners of The World’s Rarest Birds international photo competition have just been announced. The competition, launched in 2010, aimed to secure images of the 566 most threatened birds on Ea...

Pacific

Antarctic Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide to the Wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula, Drake Passage and Beagle Channel

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 16:00

James Lowen, 240 pages £17.95  BUY NOW This is a ha...

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Feathers

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 16:00

Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson, 336 pages £18.99  BUY NOW In "Feathers", biologist Thor Hanson tells a sweeping natural history of feathers, as they've been used to fly, protect, attract, and adorn through time and place. Applying the research...

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Nightjars of the World

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 16:00

Nigel Cleere, 464 pages £35.00  BUY NOW This lavishly illustrated book is the first comprehensive photographic guide to the Caprimulgiformes of the world. Each of the 100 species of nightjars and nighthawks, 17 frogmouths, 7 potoos, Oilbird and ...

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Saving Asia's Threatened Birds: A Guide for Government and Civil Society

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:30

BirdLife International, 256 pages £19  BUY NOW This book documents the major forest, grassland and wetland regions of Asia and the globall...

Asia

Threatened Birds of the World

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

Edited by Alison J Stattersfield and David R Capper, 852 pages £52.99  BUY NOW This book covers all 1200 species now threatened with global extinction. The threats to each species are described, with an evaluation of conservation m...

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A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife: The Birds and Marine Mammals of the Antarctic Continent and the Southern Ocean

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

Hadoram Shirihai, 544 pages £40.00  BUY NOW This book...

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Threatened Birds of Asia (2 volume set): The BirdLife International Red Data Book

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 15:00

Edited by NJ Collar, AV Andreev, S Chan, MJ Crosby, S Subramanya and JA Tobias, 3038 pages £55  BUY NOW Provides incredibly detail...

Asia

The Atlas of Birds: Mapping Avian Diversity, Behaviour and Habitats Worldwide

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

Mike Unwin, 144 pages £16.99  BUY NOW Authoritative and concise, this beautifully illustrated atlas captures the dazzling diversity of ...

Worldwide

The Jewel Hunter

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

Chris Gooddie, 424 pages £17.99  BUY NOW “Insightful, compelling and laugh-out-loud funny, this is more than a book about birds. It's a true story detailing the lengths to which a man will go to escape his mid-life crisis. A travelogue with a difference, it...

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Bird Watch: A Survey of Planet Earth’s Ecosystems

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

Martin Walters, 256 pages £36.50  BUY NOW Bird Watch is an illustrated tour of endangered birds and their habitats. Encyclopaedic in scope, this book features all 1,227 species on the Int...

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Birds and People: Bonds in a Timeless Journey

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

Nigel J Collar, Adrian J Long, Patricio Robles Gil and Jamie Rojo, 360 pages, BirdLife International £29.99  BUY NOW Birds and People: Bonds in a Timeless Journey unfolds the history of our relations...

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Areas Importantes Para La Conservacion de Las Aves En Los Andes Tropicales

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

Edited by K Boyla and A Estrada, 769 pages  £30  BUY NOW The five countries of the Tropical Andes form the most biodiverse regions in the world,...

Americas

Raptor watch

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:30

Edited by Jorje I Zalles and Keith L Bildstein, 419 pages £15  BUY NOW At least 63 percent of the world's raptors migrate. Raptor Watch, compiled from contributions by over 800 observers worldwide, is a guide to 388 hotspots where these birds can be seen in their t...

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