Birds

As climate is warming up, more bird nests are destroyed in Finnish farmland

Finnish farmers are adapting to the warming climate by anticipating the time when they sow their fields in the spring.

11 January 2018

Los tendidos españoles electrocutan a más de 33.000 rapaces cada año

El Gobierno pone cifras por primera vez a la matanza de aves en los postes de las compañías eléctricas

11 January 2018

Uralt-Albatros brütet - mit mindestens 67 Jahren

Wisdom dürfte das wohl älteste, bekannteste Albatrosweibchen der Welt sein. Auch im Alter von 67 Jahren brütet der Vogel noch - damit gehört er zu den Spätgebärenden im Tierreich.

05 January 2018

Trial of laser beams to scare sea eagles from lambs

Shining laser beams onto hillsides could be used as a method of scaring white-tailed sea eagles away from flocks of sheep.

05 January 2018

Naturschützer hoffen auf Plus bei Vogelzählung

Im vergangenen Winter waren auffällig wenig Vögel in deutschen Gärten und Parks zu sehen. Dieses Jahr könnte sich die Lage verbessern. Freiwillige sollen nun nachzählen.

04 January 2018

Wildflower planting on farms boosts birds, from skylarks to starlings

New research shows wildlife-friendly farming can quickly help bird populations bounce back, but large-scale rollout will be needed to reverse long-term declines

03 January 2018

La lechuza común está desapareciendo en silencio

Esta rapaz nocturna ha sido elegida Ave del Año 2018 de SEO/BirdLife por las amenazas al medio agrario

02 January 2018

How the fight to save a bird species shows how to bridge the red/blue divide

A plan to save the sage grouse was a rare instance where ranchers, the timber industry, scientists, landowners and environmentalists all agreed on something

27 December 2017

2018: A New World Migratory Bird Day

On 26 October 2017 on the sidelines of the CMS COP12 in Manila, Environment for the Americas (EFTA), the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA), announced an innovative partnership to boost awareness of the plight of migratory birds around the world. The new partnership formally unites two of the world’s largest bird education campaigns, International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) and World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) in a bid to strengthen recognition and appreciation of migratory birds and highlight the urgent need for their conservation.

27 December 2017