Birds

We must stop seabird numbers falling off a cliff. After all, we’re to blame

Just as science is understanding the extraordinary lives of puffins and shearwaters, we are destroying them. And climate change may finish what we started

26 May 2017

Energy Task Force Side Event: Reconciling Energy Developments with Migratory Species Conservation

Members of the Energy Task Force, including the CMS and AEWA Secretariats, BirdLife International, and the German Ministry for the Environment (BMUB) joined forces at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference to raise awareness of the importance of reconciling migratory species conservation with the deployment of renewable energy and power lines globally.

23 May 2017

Police using drones to protect birds of prey

Police in Northern Ireland are using drones to patrol the nest sites of protected birds of prey.

BBC

22 May 2017

Songbirds are being trolled by climate change

For a migratory bird, springtime in the northern hemisphere means bugs, and babies.

16 May 2017

Migratory birds bumped off schedule as climate change shifts spring

New research shows climate change is altering the delicate seasonal clock that North American migratory songbirds rely on to successfully mate and raise healthy offspring, setting in motion a domin

15 May 2017

Nilgänse erobern Deutschland

Sie hinterlassen ihren Kot in Parks, verschmutzen Badeseen und bevölkern zu Hunderten Äcker: Die aus Afrika stammenden Nilgänse breiten sich ungehindert in Deutschland aus.

12 May 2017

Har du også merket at våren er stillere? (Have you also noticed that spring is quieter)

Generalsekretæren i Norsk Ornitologisk Forening oppfordrer folk til å glede seg over Verdens trekkfugldag 10. mai. For i fremtiden kan det bli mye stillere.

11 May 2017

Tourists of the feathered kind celebrated this week

The Haribon Foundation welcomed World Migratory Bird Day on Wednesday (May 10) with birdwatching activities, coastal clean-ups, and information sessions about migratory birds that visit the Philipp

11 May 2017

Celebrating the winged guests, icons of peace and happiness

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds, Greek story-teller Aesop had said. Even the dullest-looking bird becomes a feast to the eye in the wild.

10 May 2017