Pacific
The Micronesian Scrubfowl (Endangered) is one of the only species to incubate its eggs using volcanic heat © Island Conservation
08 May 2018

Incredible “Incubator Bird” to be saved by rat removal on Pacific island

Kayangel Atoll is set to become the first inhabited island in the Pacific nation of Palau to be cleared of rats. As well as a healthier ecosystem for fascinating Endangered birds, residents look forward to better livelihoods through increased crop yields.
Flying Fish Cove is the capital of Christmas Island, Australia, which is an IBA in Danger
20 Apr 2018

Interactive map: explore the world’s most threatened bird paradises

The latest data gathered by the BirdLife Partnership reveals that over 240 areas globally important for the conservation of birds are in imminent danger of being lost forever. Explore some of the most imperiled sites, and discover the threats they face, with our updated IBAs in Danger Story Map
Rat control has given the Giraffe Weevil a better chance of survival in New Zealand © Steve Reekie
08 Mar 2018

The Lazarus Effect: protect one species, resurrect a whole forest

Pest control is saving more than just the Kiwi: species that haven't been seen for years are reappearing in New Zealand's forests. Ann Graeme shares inspiring stories of native birds, plants and insects that have returned after community conservation for a different species - "The Lazarus Effect."
The Blue-eyed Cockatoo depends on the large, hollow trees of untouched forest © Tobias
05 Feb 2018

Are we too late to save the elusive birds of this Papua New Guinea island?

New Britain's birds are among the least known to science. A group of researchers ventured into the island's unforgiving wilderness to find out how these species were coping with the loss of their forest. They found that some had adapted - but many more need urgent protection before it's too late.
 Junk food is no good for the Kea © Pavlina Trauskeova/ Shutterstock
26 Jan 2018

Why a "junk food" diet is killing off the Kea

The forested mountains of New Zealand’s South Island are home to a famously mischievous alpine parrot. But human conflict, deliberate feeding and the deadly threat of invasive mammals is driving the species’ decline. This year, it was uplisted from Vulnerable to Endangered on the IUCN Red List.
© Pavel Tomkovich

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We are a flourishing network of seven national organisations supported by a small BirdLife Secretariat in Fiji, and all the local people that we work with along the way. Read more about BirdLife Pacific.

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