August 16, 2021
The nest from afar and from real close (Photoy: Márton Horváth, BirdLife Hungary).

New world record! Four Eastern Imperial Eagle siblings successfully fledge in Hungary

article by PannonEagle Every year, BirdLife Hungary and the Hungarian National Park Directorates inspect all known Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) nests in the country. This summer, 137 eagle chicks were ringed, and three chicks were equipped with satellite transmitters.    During these annual […]
July 22, 2021
Eastern imperial eagle ©Arie Kolders

For the first time ever, two Eastern Imperial Eagle chicks have been tagged with satellite transmitters in Serbia

story by PannonEagle Mima and Mihajlo, the Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca) chicks from Serbia will be monitored for the first time with the help of satellite […]
June 9, 2021
Northern Goshawk, Accipiter gentilis© Yves Adams

Fighting bird crime in Montenegro

The illegal killing of birds, even protected species, has become rife in Montenegro. This year, a Eurasian Eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) and a Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), […]
June 3, 2021
Blackcap ©BirdLife Europe and Central Asia

Portugal bans the sale of bird traps

Article by SPEA The law has been revised, and now forbids not just the use but also the sale of indiscriminate traps such as lime-sticks, snares […]
May 11, 2021
European turtle dove ©HOS Anastasios Sakoulis

Why is Greece allowing the slaughter of European Turtle Doves?

Every year, doles of European Turtle Doves (Streptopelia turtur) fly over Greece’s Ionian islands during their spring migration. While that may sound like a lovely place […]
April 30, 2021
Cinereous vulture ©Yves Adams

GPS-tagged Cinereous vulture goes missing in Hungary

story by PannonEagle Last week, BirdLife in Hungary (MME) was contacted by the Bulgarian organisation, Green Balkans  to say one of their GPS tagged Cinereous vultures, […]
April 28, 2021
Common Shelduck by Yves Adams

Endangered birds killed in Caserta: Two poachers caught and expelled from province

Two Italian poachers have the blood of seventy birds, including eight of the endangered Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) on their hands.   Their downfall was their vanity, as the poachers […]
April 20, 2021

“Our Plight to Survive”: New documentary on Nigeria’s Vulture and Wildlife Trade Crisis

By Oladapo Soneye In Nigeria, vulture poisoning is rampant, accounting for 85% of vulture mortality in the country. Our Partner, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has […]