September 19, 2019

Portuguese ringer discovers tragic fate of blackcaps he ringed

Every migration season, thousands of birds travel through the Algarve. Unfortunately, many songbirds make it no further: they are illegally trapped to be eaten as a […]
September 8, 2019

How YOU can stop birds hitting your windows during autumn migration

Our #MagnificentBlackcap is migrating as we speak! On its journey, it will fly over cities and countryside, land and water, and will make several rest stops […]
September 4, 2019

Magnificent Blackcap: Here’s how YOU can help keep common birds common

It’s take-off time for the #MagnificentBlackcap! This week, this 21-gram songbird is taking off from Europe and migrating to its Mediterranean wintering grounds. So how can […]
August 14, 2019

Flight for Survival – Winter is coming

This autumn, BirdLife continues to tell the spectacular migratory stories of seven iconic birds. Last spring, our magnificent seven made nature’s most incredible journey north along […]