Europe and Central Asia
Ornithography #41: Northern Lapwing, Ibars d’Urgell, Spain © Xavi Bou
07 May 2021

Meet the photographer who captures the beauty of birds’ flight paths

Xavi Bou’s stunning art encourages us to see birds, and life, from a different perspective. We interview the Barcelona-based photographer who uses the sky as his canvas to reveal the beauty of flight.
Majella National Park, Italy
03 May 2021

Press release: Italian Recovery Plan completely ignores nature – despite

To help Member States counteract the social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Commission launched a “Recovery and Resilience Facility” (RRF) in February 2021.
Vets treated Anahita for 13 pellet wounds © SPNL
03 May 2021

Shot down but saved: the inspiring story of Anahita the Egyptian vulture

A young Egyptian Vulture’s first migration was brutally cut short. Thankfully, BirdLife Partners were watching over her every step of the way. Through their co-operation, they transformed an illegal hunting casualty into a story of hope.
Gábor Deák with Falco, the anti-poisoning sniffer dog © Szilard Morvai  / BirdLife Hungary
28 Apr 2021

Despatches from the bird migration battlefront

With millions of birds illegally killed each year, working to protect them can seem like an overwhelming battle. That’s when inspirational, heart-warming success stories are needed. We hear first-hand accounts from conservation’s ‘frontline’ in Malta, Hungary and Lebanon.
21 Apr 2021

BREAKING: EU legislation to prevent greenwashing becomes ultimate

Today, the European Commission released the so called ‘Delegated Act’ of its Sustainable Finance Taxonomy [1]. The EU taxonomy is a landmark regulation that will from next year define what can be labelled as a sustainable investment in the EU.
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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BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International. Read more about BirdLife Europe

What we do

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