Thu, 07/06/2012 - 00:00
The risk of extinction has increased substantially for nearly 100 species of Amazonian birds, reveals the 2012 IUCN Red List update for birds releas...
Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:01
Forestry staff from Montserrat’s Department of Environment are currently in the field conducting the annual bird monitoring exercise to determine the bird populations in the island’s Centre Hills Impo...
Fri, 11/02/2011 - 13:05
Exciting news has just reached us that a country record flock of 90+ Sociable Lapwings was present at Salalah in Oman on December 25th, 2010. The record was submitted to the Amazing Jou...
Mon, 13/12/2010 - 14:18
Early indications suggest that the artisanal demersal longline fishery, operating from small open out-board boats in South Ecuador, has a negative impact on seabirds, specifically the Critically Endangered Waved Albatross Diomedea irrorata. O...
Thu, 02/12/2010 - 12:54
Kingfishers, bustards, robins, spoonbills, eagles, vultures, falcons, hoopoes and goldfinches, among many other birds who ‘fly’ in the Prado Museum. Their flight has been ‘captured’ by the brushes of artists such as Brueghel the O...
Europe and Central Asia
Thu, 02/12/2010 - 10:40
BirdLife’s work to save two key resting and feeding sites in China, used by one of the world’s oddest and most appealing waterbirds is to receive support from Disney’s Friends for Change initiative.
The project, 'Saving Spoony’s Chinese Wetl...
Thu, 11/11/2010 - 14:01
One of the world’s most elusive owls has been found – and photographed - in the forest around Mbeliling on Flores in Indonesia, where BirdLife Denmark is involved with a Danida-funded nature conservation project ...
Europe and Central Asia
Fri, 05/11/2010 - 18:29
En el marco de la celebración del Festival Mundial de las Aves 2010 en el Perú, la Asociación Cracidae Perú y el Centro de Ornitología y Biodiversidad - CORBIDI, aprovecharon que se encuentra en marcha la II fase (de refuerzo) del Proye...
Thu, 04/11/2010 - 08:05
Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner) have just reported that there is a ray of hope for Tasmania’s beleaguered forests and the birds and other creatures that call them home.
For 30 years we have seen community conflict and the destruc...
Wed, 03/11/2010 - 08:46
Of the 10,000 bird species on Earth, 1,226 are listed as Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable. Forty of these occur in South Africa and of these 20 are endemic. Although extinction is a natural phenomenon, species are now...
Wed, 27/10/2010 - 01:00
The most comprehensive assessment of the world’s vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. However, the situation would be worse were it not for current global conservation efforts, according to a study...
Fri, 15/10/2010 - 05:00
Fact sheets on threatened and migratory birds
Continuing the series of educational materials for schools in the Americas, this poster-sized fact file highlights the Critically Endangered White-winged Guan (Penelope albipennis), found only in th...