News Overview

Good for Nature, Good for People

Tue, 05/01/2010 - 14:27

Good for Nature, Good for People brings together the key lessons learnt from BirdLife International's Improving Livelihoods Projects in Africa.

Nada Tosheva - Executive Director at BSPB (BirdLife in Bulgaria)

Thu, 31/12/2009 - 15:46

I am Nada Tosheva, and since 2007 I am the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB, BirdLife in Bulgaria). I am leading a team of 22 dedicated staff who inspire BSPB members involved in species recovery and monitoring, site conservation and protection, public awareness and citizen science projects.

Barbora Neversil - SVS/BirdLife Switzerland

Sat, 28/11/2009 - 15:49

My name is Barbora Neversil: I started just one year ago to work for SVS/BirdLife Switzerland as Communication and Information Manager. My work is so varied that it feels like only a few days ago: communication of the Bird of the year and for the biodiversity strategy, raising awareness for the protection of snails (!) and for migratory birds….. just to name a few of the tasks.

Building Partnerships

Wed, 05/08/2009 - 14:00

Building Partnerships – working together for conservation and development shares experiences, and supports lesson-learning within the BirdLife International Partnership.

Worldwide Capacity Development

Complete bird checklist

Sun, 28/06/2009 - 12:10

BirdLife International maintains its own complete checklist of birds (taxonomic checklist of the world's bird species) because there are so many different global, regional, national, site and family taxonomic checklists. Click to download your free copy of the complete bird checklist.

Worldwide

List of Birds of Prey

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:35

A complete list of birds of prey within the Accipitridae family is shown below. The Accipitridae is one of the two major...

List of Falcon species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 15:25

Below is shown a list of falcon species. Members of the falcon familiy are roughly divisible into three or four groups.

List of Owl Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:28

A List of Owl species from around the world. Living owls are divided into two families: the typical owls, Strigidae; and the barn-owls, Tytonidae.

List of Eagle Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:23

Eagles are large birds of prey which are members of the bird family Accipitridae and belong to several genera which are not necessarily closely related to each other. Most of the more than 60 species occur in Eurasia and Africa. Outside this area, just two species (the Bald and Golden Eagles) can be found in the United States and Canada, nine more in Central and South America, and three in Australia.

List of Penguin Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 14:16

Here’s a list of Penguin species. In total there are 18 species in the penguin family, of which 11 are Globally Threatened according to BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List.

List of Albatross Species

Wed, 24/06/2009 - 13:59

Here's a list of Albatross species. In total there are 22 species of albatross, of which 17 are Globally Threatened according to BirdLife on behalf of the IUCN Red List.

Worldwide

The story of Cousin Island - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:03

BirdLife's story of Cousin Island and the Seychelles Warbler. An interview with Nirmal Shah - CE of Nature Seychelles (BirdLife in the Seychelles).

Africa

The Crimson Wing - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 15:01

The Crimson Wing - Mystery of the Flamingos takes viewers to the isolated shores of Lake Natron, in northern Tanzania, for a birds-eye view of the mysterious and perilous lives of Lesser Flamingos. The film was premiered in Paris this week, and reminds the world of the threats facing one the worlds greatest wildlife spectacles.

Africa

BirdLife's State of the Worlds Birds - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:59

An interview with BirdLife's Head of Science - Alison Stattersfield.

Worldwide

BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:58

BirdLife interview with Dr Alberto Yanosky - CEO of Guyra Paraguay - about his work in the Pantanal.

Americas Paraguay

Born to Travel - Video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:56

Born to Travel Video. BirdLife's Flyways Campaign.

Middle East Migratory Birds and Flyways

BirdLife April Fool - Cuck-who? Amazing new call caught on video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:54

BirdLife have reported a strange twist in the tale of Europes harbinger of spring the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus. In a dramatic discovery, returning cuckoos have been heard and filmed calling with a highly distinctive variation of the normal call. The new call is best described as Oooh-Kuck, Oooh-Kuck...!

Europe and Central Asia

Migratory Soaring Birds project - video

Thu, 09/04/2009 - 14:53

UNDP-GEF BirdLife Migratory Soaring Birds project. Music by British Sea Power.

Middle East