October 30, 2020
Stork slaughter in Lebanon photo by SPNL Society for the Protection of Nature Lebanon

How the illegal killing of birds is infecting social media

by Lilla Barabas, Ph.D. Project Coordinator for LIFE against bird crime at BirdLife Europe & Central Asia For as much pleasure as Facebook can bring in […]
September 14, 2020

Flight for survival: protecting migratory birds from illegal killing

By Jessica Williams, Flyways Conservation Officer at BirdLife International @NatureEU When you think of poaching, what do you think of? Elephants shot for their tusks, pangolins […]
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. […]
September 10, 2019

The secret behind the White Stork’s mysterious ‘pit stop’ in Sudan

Our #MagnificentStork’s journey is nearly at an end! But before it settles in its southern African wintering site, it’s taking a bit of a detour. At […]
September 8, 2019

700 storks outside a supermarket: a migration marvel in Jordan’s capital

Sometimes the lives of humans and birds intertwine in a way we never expect, and it’s up to us to make sure they end in triumph […]
September 4, 2019

Bird that solved migration mystery now killed illegally on its journey

It’s fitting that the White Stork kicked off our Flight for Survival campaign, because this species actually helped scientists to discover the phenomenon of bird migration. […]
August 31, 2019

A stark reminder of why we fight against illegal White stork killing

When things are going well, we often forget why it’s so important to keep on fighting. But this year, two tragic stork deaths in Italy reminded […]
August 29, 2019

How can we make electric powerlines safe for White storks?

After traveling more than 13,000 km to reach its breeding grounds, the exhausted White stork just needs a place to rest and build a nest. Unfortunately, […]