September 14, 2019

The evolution of the European Honey-buzzard

After traveling almost distance of over 6,000 kilometres, starting from its breeding grounds in Finland, our magnificent Pernis apivorus, better known as the European Honey-buzzard, has […]
September 6, 2019

Tracking the fearless Honey-buzzard to Malta

Despite being a protected species, the European Honey-buzzard is one of the birds that is a victim of illegal killing in Malta. Every year, our partner […]
September 3, 2019

How law enforcement, birdwatchers, and ornithologists collaborate to protect 85 000 European Honey-buzzards in Italy

The European Honey-buzzard is fearless in the face of stinging wasps and hornets – but it has no defence against illegal shooting for sport. The Messina […]
August 23, 2019

Three month honey buzzards fly 5,000 kilometers all by themselves

Being an early migrant, it is no surprise that the magnificent European honey-buzzard is the third of our magnificent seven to start its journey southward. Known […]
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 […]