News Bhutan

The Red-legged Partridge is now Near Threatened due to over-hunting and habitat loss © Pierre Dalous

Red List 2020: seven things you might have missed

Fri, 18/12/2020
The carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may soon need to become one verse shorter as a European partridge is listed as Near Threatened. Meanwhile, paradise is restored for one flycatcher, proving that conservation can achieve great things. Explore these and more in our round-up of fascinating under-the-radar findings from this year’s Red List update…
Dasho Paljor Dorji, 2017 Nature's Hero for his exemplary work in Bhutan's conservation.

Nature’s Heroes Award for Bhutan’s Godfather of...

Thu, 04/01/2018
Dasho Paljor Dorji (Dasho Benji)—often referred to as the Godfather of conservation in Bhutan—has been named one of Nature's Heroes by Bhutan's Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN).
Dochula Pass, Bhutan. © Göran Höglund

BirdLife Partnership stretches its wings to Bhutan

Fri, 09/12/2016
BirdLife welcomes its 122nd national Partner: the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), who work in the fascinating and richly biodiverse nation of Bhutan.