State of the World's Birds 2018

Taking the pulse of the planet

 

 

State of the World’s Birds is BirdLife International’s flagship science publication, using birds to assess the condition of our ecosystems as a whole. Five years in the making, this latest analysis of the scientific literature pinpoints the major trends and changes in bird populations, exploring the causes and identifying conservation solutions.

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New report published on the State of Bolivia’s Birds News 17 April 2012
Asociación Armonía (BirdLife in Bolivia) has just published a major report on the status of the country’s avifauna
‘State of the world’s birds’—more than just a report News 15 March 2012
BirdLife's 'State of the World's Birds' is getting bigger and better. Find out more.
State of the World's Birds News 10 January 2011
FREE download. This report is a brief summary of the information available on BirdLife’s State of the world’s birds website.
Australia's biodiversity arks News 6 December 2010
Today Australia’s leading national bird conservation organisation, Birds Australia (BirdLife Partner), has launched its annual State of Australia’s Birds report. This year’s theme, Islands and Birds, provides just a snapshot as more than 8,300 islands occur within Australia’s jurisdiction...
State of the World’s Waterbirds: in trouble in Asia, recovering in ‘the West’ News 8 November 2010
The rate of decline of waterbird populations has slightly decreased over the last three decades. However, 47% of the waterbird populations are still declining and only 16% are increasing. The status of waterbirds is improving mainly in North America and Europe, while it is least favourable in Asia. Especially long distance migrants appear to be vulnerable...
BirdLife's State of the Worlds Birds - Video News 9 April 2009
An interview with BirdLife's Head of Science - Alison Stattersfield.