Africa

Countries Meet to Tackle Threats to Europe’s Most Endangered Bird of Prey

Government officials, NGOs and experts from over 30 countries met from 5 to 8 July in Sofia, Bulgaria, to develop a Flyway Action Plan for the Egyptian Vulture.

13 July 2015

African vultures vanishing

The decline of vulture populations nationally and globally is reaching critical proportions.

The Citizen

03 July 2015

Birdwatching helping to boost tourism in Uganda

East African country is home to about 11 percent of the world's bird population.

28 June 2015

African vultures declining at a critical rate

An international team of researchers, including leading scientists from the University of St Andrews, the Hawk Conservancy Trust and the University of York, say African vultures are likely to quali

19 June 2015

Raptors MoU Secures 50 Signatories!

The CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU) was signed by Lebanon and Syria, bringing the total number of Signatories to 50.

28 January 2015

IVAD 2014: Update on Collaboration on a Flyway Action Plan for the Endangered Egyptian Vulture

International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) 2014 offers a unique opportunity for the Coordinating Unit of the CMS Raptors MoU to celebrate its collaboration with the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds (BSPB – BirdLife Bulgaria) to develop a ‘Flyway Action Plan (FAP) for the Conservation of the Balkan and Central Asian Populations of the Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)’.

04 September 2014

New Citizen Science Tool to Record Birds of Prey Sightings Across Africa

A new smartphone application (App) to record raptor sightings throughout Africa is launched today. Developed by Habitat Info,in collaboration with the CMS Raptors MoU, this user-friendly, free-of-charge application enables birdwatchers, naturalists and members of the public to capture information offline on their Android phones and tablets anywhere.

07 July 2014

Africa's vulture population in jeopardy following mass poisoning incidents

Conservationists warn biodiversity crisis could result from widespread illegal poisoning of carcasses by poachers

26 June 2014

Experts to Discuss Draft Conservation Plan to Reverse Decline in Saker Falcon Population

This article has been published in The National Newspaper UAE, on 10 June 2014.

 

11 June 2014