Birds

Endangered ibises benefit from joining egret flocks

Birds benefit from flocking together -- even when they're not of a feather.

22 March 2017

Madre por huevos

Una hembra de albatros crió con 66 años y no se montó ningún pollo.

El Pais

19 March 2017

Great Bustard Workshop “Cross-border Protection of the Great Bustard in Central Europe” Sets Milestones to 2018

An important international workshop on the cross-border protection of the Great Bustard (Otis tarda) in Central Europe took place in Illmitz, Austria from 8 to 10 March 2017.

18 March 2017

An Early Bird Gets Caught in the Snowstorm

Say what you will about the could-have-been-worse winter storm on Tuesday: it still made for difficult traveling. Flights were canceled, buses rerouted, subway and train lines shut down.

17 March 2017

Public Consultation Exercise: 2nd Draft of a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP)

The Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MOU, in collaboration with BirdLife International, Vulture Conservation Foundation and the IUCN Vulture Specialist Group, has today launched a month-long Public Consultation Exercise on the 2nd draft of a Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP).The consultation period runs until 16 April 2017.

16 March 2017

Bald eagle population threatened by lead poisoning, US scientists warn

The famous bird has rebounded across America, but many fear that progress is threatened by lead ammunition that ends up in carrion the eagles eat.

16 March 2017

No let-up in Cyprus bird poaching

British authorities in Cyprus have been criticised for failing to effectively tackle the poaching of songbirds on a military base.

16 March 2017

Keeping up with the Juncos: How birds thrive or die in the suburbs

Surviving in land that’s suddenly being transformed from forest to suburb isn’t a particularly easy change for birds, but some species find a way to thrive in suburban areas while others reproduc
15 March 2017

Scientists miscalculate penguin population

Good news for Adélie penguins - the species of Happy Feet fame - as scientists revise their

15 March 2017

Saudi Arabia Pledges to Conserve Migratory Birds of Prey

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has today signed the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MOU), at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

13 March 2017