Europe and Central Asia
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18 Apr 2019

North Macedonia’s Stork Villages: where birds and people live side by side

How did a sleepy rural community become the stork capital of North Macedonia? We meet the White Storks that live alongside local people, and discover how one woman’s love of birds inspired an entire movement.
15 Apr 2019

Symbols of love and fidelity brought down by illegal killing

The European Turtle-dove’s population is dropping fast, in large part due to illegal killing. But our partners are working to reverse that trend.
11 Apr 2019

This map lets you track bird migration in real time

With Euro Bird Portal’s LIVE viewer, you can look at weekly animated maps showing where birds have been sighted in real time
08 Apr 2019

Anti-poaching camps give honey-buzzard sweet taste of success

The European Honey-buzzard is fearless in the face of stinging wasps and hornets - but it has no defence against illegal shooting for sport. In Italy, “anti-poaching camps” sparked an extremely successful movement which has saved thousands of honey-buzzards.
The Eastern Imperial Eagle is classed as Vulnerable on the Red List of threatened species © BirdLife Europe
05 Apr 2019

A mighty predator made helpless at the hands of humans

The eagle is a long-standing symbol of strength and glory, but though triumphant within the animal kingdom, the predator becomes the prey when the Eastern Imperial Eagle is confronted with human persecution. Can we restore one of Europe’s rarest raptors?
White Tailed Eagle © Jaroslav Pap courtesy of Bird Protection and Study Society of Serbia

Shot and left for dead: help us put an end to this persecution.

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