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. […]
June 24, 2020

Athena’s journey: stopping the war against European Turtle-doves

Athena is the name of an ancient Greek goddess associated with wisdom, handicraft and warfare. It’s also the name of a special partner of HOS/BirdLife Greece: […]
May 19, 2020

Sniffing out poison: how dogs are saving birds in Hungary

Poison is a deadly weapon, killing birds across the continent. Our partner, BirdLife Hungary, is taking action. This is their story. If you are wandering around […]
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 […]
April 21, 2020

#NoMoreCallers: fighting illegal hunting in Malta through citizen engagement

Malta, in the middle of the Mediterranean, is an important stopover for migratory birds. Unfortunately, the illegal killing of birds is widespread problem there, too – […]
April 9, 2020

And I set the blackcap free: a bird-saving mission in Lebanon’s olive orchards

Every year, people illegally slaughter millions of migratory birds as they make nature’s most incredible journey. The illegal killing of birds for pleasure is a tragic […]
March 27, 2020

Beware of the sirens, little bird: protecting the Common Quail in Moslavina

In a world where people kill birds for sport, a fundamental part of conservation work consists of preventing illegal killing from happening in the first place. […]