Birds

En ville, les jeunes oiseaux ont la vie dure

Les jeunes mésanges ont plus de difficultés à passer le cap de la première année en ville, mais une fois adultes, elles semblent plus robustes que leurs congénères des champs.

16 September 2017

Ethiopia: Safeguarding Migratory Soaring Birds

Migratory soaring birds are vulnerable to various human and natural made disasters.

30 August 2017

12 migratory bird species spotted in Basai wetlands draw twitchers

The arrival of at least 12 migratory bird species in the last two months in Basai wetlands has raised hopes among birders.

29 August 2017

Smelly clue to bird navigation skills

They migrate thousands of kilometres across the sea without getting lost.

BBC

29 August 2017

Canary in the Arctic Coal Mine: Warming Harms Migratory Birds

As Arctic snows melt earlier in the year, insects are emerging ahead of schedule.

25 August 2017

Injured bird of prey gets a new lease of life in Sharjah

Environment and Protected Areas Authority treats and releases a common kestrel in Kalba mountains

25 August 2017

Chile rejects iron mine to protect penguins

The Chilean government has rejected plans for a billion-dollar mining project because it would disrupt sea life, including endangered penguins.

22 August 2017

Deutlich weniger Schmetterlinge und Feldvögel in Deutschland

Die immer intensivere Landwirtschaft gehe auf Kosten von Schmetterlingen und Feldvögeln, berichten Umweltschützer. Sie fordern genauere Untersuchungen der Artenvielfalt in Deutschland.

22 August 2017

A record 448 flamingo chicks born in Abu Dhabi

The highest number of chicks born in seven years at Al Wathba Wetland Reserve

22 August 2017