Six unusual habitats that are birding hotspots

We may love birds, but how often do we actually get to see them? Most of us would say, not as often as we’d like to. All too frequently, life gets in the w

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:53:38 +0000

HOS/BirdLife Greece navigates political shoals to deliver critical marine protection

A major victory for Greek seabirds and marine biodiversity came in December with a significant extension of Greece’s Natura 2000 Ne

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:17:44 +0000

How to design a conservation project: masterclass turns ideas into reality

It doesn’t matter how good an idea is if it’s not communicated effectively. You could have a vision for a conservation project that woul

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:02:26 +0000

Do not disturb: the life rafts keeping pelicans afloat

One watchful, grey eye appears behind a shroud of silvery-white wing feathers that conceal a massive orange beak and leathery pouch. The pelican barely keeps

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:01:04 +0000

Five years' success for African mountain hotspot - bring on phase two!

Rocky mountain peaks push up out of a lush green carpet of forest, shaded by scuttling clouds. Many of these mountains were born from fire, breaking into the

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:02:30 +0000

Flight of Fancy: Leda and the Swan

''Flights of Fancy'' features bird-inspired art from all over the world. Leda and the Swan first appeared in the June 2017 issue of BirdLife: The Magazine.


Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:51:08 +0000

Award for vulture restaurant pioneer whose work helps poor farmers

One of BirdLife's 2017 Nature's Heroes nominated by Bird Conservation Nepal pioneered safe feeding areas which have led to the beginning of a recovery in populations of threa

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:44:23 +0000

Recognition for the birding guide who turned his community into conservationists

Hendrikus Habur, one of Burung Indonesia's Nature's Heroes for 2017, is a local birdwatching guide who has developed ecotourism around the IBA into a source of improved livel

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 12:53:24 +0000

Cyprus presents a bird guide for young explorers

BirdLife Cyprus’s latest publication ‘What’s that bird?’ is a bird guide for young explorers. Elena Markitani explains w

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:28:34 +0000

IBIS Rice: the bird-friendly rice scheme boosting livelihoods in Cambodia

The Western Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary is truly special. It is a vital refuge for not one, but five Critically Endangered bird species. These include 20% o

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:02:31 +0000