The ultimate irony: Cape Gannets, famed for their greed, are now starving

The Afrikaans name for the Cape Gannet Morus capensis is “Malgas”, meaning “mad goose”. This makes sense when you see this large seabird o

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:33:11 +0000

Red List 2017: seabirds starving, songbirds trapped, hope for pelican and kiwis

On land, the Snowy Owl is also struggling to find food in the North American Arctic. The once super-abundant Yellow-breasted Bunting could soon go extinct if

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:53 +0000

Plastic killed albatross chick on nest, bycatch a huge threat at sea

Over the last few weeks in the UK, Blue Planet 2 has led us on an incredible journey of discovery. We’ve encountered bizarre and uncanny creatures from the

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:56:05 +0000

Clones vs drones: Tahiti battles nine invasive species to save iconic bird

When its recovery program started in 1998, conservationists were only able to locate 12 Tahiti Monarch Pomarea nigra individuals. We already know

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:07:21 +0000

Stars of the Red List: two kiwi species are no longer Endangered

Whoever said dinosaurs are extinct has never seen a kiwi. As dusk approaches, you can hear their calls echoing from New Zealand’s native forest. As you ven

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:27:42 +0000

Fly with Greater spotted eagles!

Eight Greater spotted Eagles tagged in southern Belarus started their autumn migration in September. Now you can watch them online!

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:14:31 +0000

Cackling Goose

'Through the Lens', Fujingaho Magazine, December 2017

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:55:59 +0000

Tangled and drowned: new study links penguin declines with fishing activity

Long-time followers of BirdLife’s work will be very familiar with the ongoing issue of accidental seabird capture (or bycatch) in fisheries, which has driv

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:01:00 +0000

Is this Guam bird coming back from extinction in the wild?

Earlier this year, the world held its breath as North Korea’s crosshairs were aimed towards the tiny island of Guam, an overseas territory of the USA in t

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:32:06 +0000

Winner of the Pablo Canevari Award 2017: Wayne Burke of Barbados

On behalf of Manomet, administer of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network Executive Office, we are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Pablo Ca

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:49:44 +0000