Birds

Iceland's Seabird Colonies Are Vanishing, With "Massive" Chick Deaths

Winged warnings - Climate and ocean changes blamed for huge losses of puffins, kittiwakes, and terns.

27 August 2014

Penguins in urgent need of protection

Some of them are small, cute and superficially cuddly, although they smell alarmingly of fish. Others are tall, stately and beautiful, although also generally offensive to human noses.

20 August 2014

22,000 flock to Birdfair, the Glastonbury of birdwatching

The Rutland Water event shows how twitching has moved from anoraky pursuit of exotic species to mainstream passion

17 August 2014

La agresividad de las gaviotas diezma los flamencos del delta del Ebro

Alerta en el Parque Natural del delta del Ebro por la presión depredadora que la gaviota patiamarilla (Larus michahellis) ejerce sobre la colonia de flamencos instaladas durante su época d

13 August 2014

Madrid: coto de impunidad para el veneno en el campo

Desde 2005, al menos 58 animales salvajes han muerto en la región a causa del uso ilegal de cebos envenenados

12 August 2014

Shooters set their sights on UK’s last remaining ruddy ducks

Culling of the final 10 females at a cost of £3,000 a bird marks half a century of occupation by the invasive species

08 August 2014

Last cranes released into British wild

Final set of birds in ambitious to reintroduction project has been released at a secret location in Somerset

07 August 2014

A major study of all penguin populations

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.

06 August 2014

Declining Warbler, 300+ Other Birds to Benefit from Ecuador Land Protection

Washington, D.C., August 6, 2014) The Cerulean Warbler—one of the Americas’ fastest-declining migratory birds—now has more protected wintering habitat in Ecuador, thanks to a cooperative effort by

06 August 2014