The Bird Bulletin: Europe & Central Asia

The Bird Bulletin – bringing you beak-sized updates from across Europe & Central Asia and beyond!



Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:54:44 +0000

Did Sierra Leone mudslide uncover a forgotten conservation promise?

The Western Area National Park is a forest reserve in Sierra Leone that still holds one of the last strongholds of pristine forest in the country and represents a significant

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:57:20 +0000

Fuel efficient stoves reduce tree cutting in Rwanda forest

Rwanda is a small landlocked country in East Africa with a green and mountainous landscape. Between 1990 and 2010, Rwanda gained 36.8 % of its forest cover being around 117,0

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:16:22 +0000

Trillion Trees: three conservation giants join forces to end deforestation

BirdLife International, WWF UK and the Wildlife Conservation Society have pooled our resources to achieve a single, ambitious goal: our vision is that, by 20

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:37:20 +0000

EXPO 2017 ASTANA: Future Energy

Danara Zharbolova from ACBK (BirdLife Kazakhstan) and Stephanie Ward from RSPB (BirdLife UK) reflect back on a successful joint showc

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:09:23 +0000

Tagging the elusive White-headed Duck

Danara Zharbolova and Alyona Koshkina from our Kazakh partner ACBK tell us about their first attempts to catch and tag the elusive Wh

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:45:53 +0000

Greece takes action on three iconic bird species

Roula Trigou from HOS (BirdLife Greece) tells us why the future looks brighter for 3 charismatic bird species in Greece: the Egyptian

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:26:14 +0000

Sustainable use of papyrus saves wetlands and boosts income

The Mara Wetland in Tanzania is a swamp dominated by Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) which provides a vast range of ecosystem services. In 2017, Birdlife International thr

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:32:18 +0000

Uruguay's first batch of bird-friendly beef is on its way to Europe

This is a re-publication of an interview with Esteban Carriquiry, Coordinator of the Southern Cone Grasslands Alliance for Uruguay.

Between October 29 and Nov

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:44:40 +0000

Is your conservation having an impact? New toolkit PRISM will find out

It makes sense that conservationists want to prioritise their time, energy and funds for carrying out the conservation work itself – but finding out whethe

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:00:23 +0000