February 5, 2021

Anti-poaching operation in Italy: almost 1,000 dead ducks and 6,000+ cartridges found

22 people reported, 1 arrested: almost 1000 dead ducks found and 6,000+ cartridges, 21 rifles and 9 banned decoys seized in big anti-poaching operation in Italy. […]
December 16, 2020

Anahita the Egyptian Vulture is fighting for her life

On the 10th of September, Anahita, a three-month-old Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), began her journey from the Balkans to travel thousands of kilometers to spend her […]
December 7, 2020

Albanian authorities turn a blind eye to the illegal killing of birds

By the Albanian Ornithological Society Have you ever been to Albania? The country boasts a wide variety of beautiful birds. You can even find a bird […]
November 17, 2020

Gediz Delta and the Great White Pelican

Have you ever waded in the water of the Gediz Delta wetlands? It’s a real biodiversity hotspot. An Important Bird Area in Danger and a Key […]
September 14, 2020

Rare and impressive: 7300+ White Storks in Cyprus

By BirdLife Cyprus The White Stork Ciconia ciconia is one of the most well-known migratory bird species in the world, traveling in spectacular flocks numbering thousands. […]
June 24, 2020

Athena’s journey: stopping the war against European Turtle-doves

Athena is the name of an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft and warfare. It’s also the name of a special partner of HOS/BirdLife Greece: […]
May 19, 2020

Sniffing out poison: how dogs are saving birds in Hungary

Poison is a deadly weapon, killing birds across the continent. Our partner, BirdLife Hungary, is taking action. This is their story. If you are wandering around […]
May 5, 2020

To be a bird in the Balkans: satellite transmitters, dangerous pigeon keepers and stolen eggs

In the Balkans, birds face a wide variety of risks. Our partner, BSPB – the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, is taking action to […]