Fri, 16/03/2012 - 08:23
Why would a smart and adaptable bird that eats almost anything and can survive happily in even the most heavily degraded habitats, have a world range so small it would fit comfortably inside a quarter of of Wales?
Tue, 06/03/2012 - 11:11
The Instituto de Ecología y Sistemática has just published the first ever Red Data Book for Cuban terrestrial vertebrates. The book provides a detailed baseline on the conservation status for 165 species of freshwater fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Thu, 22/12/2011 - 08:03
A new paper published by BirdLife scientists identifies those forests that appear to be the most important for bird species, and are in most urgent need of conservation.
Fri, 04/03/2011 - 11:18
Liben Lark with a population of possibly fewer than 100 birds, is widely tipped to become mainland Africa’s first recorded bird extinction, unless urgent action is taken to prevent its demise from the only area it now inhabits: a single grassy plain in southern Ethiopia.
Wed, 02/02/2011 - 15:17
In this podcast Charlie Moores from www.talking-naturally.co.uk talks with Jim Lawrence, Manager of BirdLife International’s Preventing Extinctions Programme, Chris Collins, a highly-experienced Leader with Heritage Expeditions, and Dr Zockler about Spoon-billed Sandpiper conservation.
Thu, 25/11/2010 - 10:24
Recent surveys of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco suggest that rates of habitat change have been very fast in the northern part of the species’s range, where large areas have been converted to agriculture and plantations of exotic trees.