Birds

Seabirds 'steer clear' of offshore wind farms

British Trust for Ornithology finds 99% of birds avoid wind turbines, easing fears over the impact of blades but cation still needed, reports

18 December 2014

EU under pressure to ban diclofenac to protect Europe's vultures

Veterinary drug for cattle that led to collapse of vulture populations of Asia is a risk to 55,000 birds, says European Medicines Agency

15 December 2014

Rare bittern population highest in Somerset

Somerset is home to England's largest bittern population, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has said.

BBC

15 December 2014

Vogelgrippe H5N8: Erster Verdachtsfall in Niedersachsen

Im Herzen des Geflügellandes Niedersachsen gibt es einen Vogelgrippe-Verdachtsfall. Ist es der gefährliche Subtyp H5N8?

15 December 2014

El ruido de los aeropuertos cambia las costumbres de los pájaros

El canto de los pájaros está gravemente afectado por la contaminación acústica. Se trata de un efecto de la contaminación acústica ya conocido.

09 December 2014

Plongée dans la réserve naturelle nationale des Terres australes

Bactérie mortelle pour les albatros et autres gorfous, pêche à la langouste en berne, assaut des espèces invasives : les écosystèmes des trois archipels de la Réserve naturelle des Terres australes

09 December 2014

Plongée dans la réserve naturelle nationale des Terres australes

Bactérie mortelle pour les albatros et autres gorfous, pêche à la langouste en berne, assaut des espèces invasives : les écosystèmes des trois archipels de la Réserve naturelle des Terres australes

09 December 2014

To Conserve Arctic Species – Take Action in Africa

So great are the contrasts between the frozen empty expanses of the far north and Africa’s baking deserts, steamy rain forests and savannahs that any direct connections between the two seem far-fetched - if they indeed exist at all. In fact, migratory birds provide an environmental tie linking the Arctic and Africa and are the reason why the UN Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) and the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, have entered a commitment to cooperate.

05 December 2014

City of Vancouver hopes new bird strategy will take flight

The City of Vancouver has produced a draft “bird strategy” to give wing to a better environment for birds.

04 December 2014