Tag Archives: BirdLife International

2016 State of the Birds


It ain’t much better than the last one.  Check out the press release for the 2016 State of the Birds Report to see the gains and losses in conservation, and consider options for the future. (Complete and well-organized overview here.) … Continue reading

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ProAves Aleteo #130 – ancient tradtions amended for bird conservation


Our friends in Colombia have again broken new ground in the cause for avian conservation.  Recently, ProAves engaged in an educational campaign aimed at a change in the annual observance of Palm Sunday, in which devout Catholics would recreate the … Continue reading

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2015 Birdathon Big Day – Payne County, OK


On Saturday, 25 April, the Payne County Audubon Society hosted its annual Big Day competition as part of our two-month effort in April and May to raise the operating funds we’ll use in the coming year. Ideally, teams of birders … Continue reading

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American Birding Association – Birder’s Guides


Looking for the latest information on birding gear, birding travel, or pretty much anything else of interest to the hard-core birder?  Then please do check out the ABA’s Birder’s Guides series, available online, for FREE.  I dare you not to … Continue reading

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BirdWatch Ireland eWings #66 – March 2015


ARTICLES Irish Birds Volume 10, Number 1: out now The new issue of Irish Birds, BirdWatch Ireland’s annual scientific journal, is out now. This issue contains papers on the breeding waders of the Shannon Callows, a census of Barnacle Geese … Continue reading

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Birding Community E-Bulletin, April 2015


The Birding Community E-bulletin is distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and scopes, … Continue reading

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The Seabird Tracking Database


If you need me for the next several weeks, I’ll be here: Seabird Tracking Database. What an extraordinary resource!

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Birds Alive – the new Handbook of the Birds of the World Newsletter


Wow!  Rarely have I seen a single source with more fascinating content on the birds of the world than the new Birds Alive newsletter. In addition to the latest news on critically endangered birds, newly described species, and exciting new … Continue reading

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European wildlife on the road to recovery


Science Reporter Rebecca Morelle published an interesting story today on the BBC News Science and Environment page.  A joint report by the Zoological Society of London, BirdLife International, and the European Bird Census Council finds that many of Europe’s most … Continue reading

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State of the World’s Birds, 2013


Threats to the 1,313 globally threatened birds: BirdLife International has just released their latest State of the World’s Birds report, and the findings continue to sober.  Here’s just a taste, for example, these images of Important Bird Areas: One fascinating … Continue reading

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