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 […]
March 14, 2020

Hike against bird crime: how volunteers are saving Song Thrushes in Sardinia

Imagine: it’s the middle of winter. Bird migration is at its peak. You’re hiking deep in the Mediterranean maquis, on the lookout for illegal traps, snares […]
September 9, 2019

The future of the European turtle-dove

After 20 days of flapping flight, covering over 5,000 kilometres, our magnificent turtle-dove has reached its wintering grounds in Niger, a landlocked country in the Sahara […]
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 […]