Birds

Indonesian birds face extinction due to pet trade – study

Indonesia’s national bird, the Javan hawk-eagle, is among 13 species threatened by illegal trade, warns a wildlife watchdog

25 May 2016

UNEA Side Event Highlights Link Between Healthy Vultures and Healthy People

Bonn, 24 May 2016 - “Healthy vultures, healthy people” is the title of a Green Room Event on vultures convened by BirdLife International on 25 May at 15.00 hrs in the margins of th

24 May 2016

Crisis for migratory birds-Americas, Europe

The situation is shocking to say the least. Many species of migratory birds we think are quite common, are actually threatened with extinction.

23 May 2016

Human Activity May Wipe Out One-Third Of North American Birds

Climate change and other manmade problems are driving 37 percent of North American birds to extinction, report finds.

23 May 2016

The long-distance migrants are back in force

After a slow spring, Stephen Moss’s favourite summer visitors have all returned to Somerset – cuckoo, swift, hobby and a surprise redstart

22 May 2016

Over a third of North American bird species in danger: scientists

More than a third of all North American bird species are at risk of becoming extinct unless significant action is taken, scientists who are part of a tri-nation initiative said on Wednesday, adding

18 May 2016

Tanzania: Plea to Ban Illegal Birds Trade

Dar es Salaam — Animal experts at the University of Dar es Salaam have warned that the increasing pace of illegal killing, capturing and trading in wild birds is threatening to wipe out various spe

17 May 2016

Spectacular bearded vulture spotted for first time in UK

Ornithologists hope for glimpse of species reported to have been seen in Wales and west country

16 May 2016

Uncovering the secrets of Arctic seabird colonies

The location of seabird colonies along the northern Norwegian coast is strongly controlled by fish larvae and plankton 'hot spots,' where currents and the contours of the coast concentrate food for

13 May 2016

Study: How Climate Change Causes Shorebirds to Shrink

A team of international researchers from the Netherlands, France, Australia, Poland and Russia found that climate change is putting too much pressure to robin-sized migratory birds forcing them to

13 May 2016