BirdLife International

Type: Organization
Name: BirdLife International
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Monitoring the countryside, at the break of dawn…

[WATCH] Time-lapse video of BirdLife volunteers preparing to leave to monitor the countryside in the early hours of the day[embedded content] BirdLife’s spring watch not only includes Maltese volunteers, but many others joining the hunting season monitors ... [Published MaltaToday - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Cousin Island Special Reserve – a success story

World News: 19:32 GMT Tuesday 15th April 2014 . [ ]This story This video tells the conservation success story of Cousin Island Special Reserve, a former coconut enterprise now turned nature reserve in the Seychelles. Managed by local NGO and BirdLife ... [Published SPi World News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Legality of spring hunting under fire in Malta and Brussels

In Malta, the illegal killing of birds is particularly widespread and with each hunting season, many protected birds are being shot due to lack of adequate controls and monitoring. Illegal shooting is even more harmful in spring, the most sensitive time ... [Published EnviroLib - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Park helps in skink recovery

Kiwi Birdlife Park assistant manager Nicole Kunzmann holdsan Otago skink. Photo by Christina McDonald.critical decline of Otago and western grand skinks in thewild was reversed for a time at Queenstown's Kiwi Birdlife Parkwhen 21 baby skinks were born ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bank of Valletta staff and families enjoy a spring Sunday at Foresta 2000

It was a first for many at Foresta 2000 when Bank of Valletta staff and their families gathered at the Marfa Ridge for BirdLife Malta’s “Discover Foresta 2000” activity - a guided walk of the Foresta 2000 site which was hosted by Ray Vella, BirdLife Malta’s ... [Published Bank of Valletta - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Too late to block hunting referendum, warns Abela

It is “too late” to try to change a law which would block a probable referendum on spring hunting, government spokesman Carmelo Abela told The Sunday Times of Malta.He was reacting to an appeal by the hunters’ federation, FKNK, for parliamentarians to ... [Published Times of Malta - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Exotic Myna bird causes problems

BirdLife Zimbabwe cautions that the Common (or Indian) Myna has well and truly arrived in Zimbabwe and is set to become a serious alien invader, posing a threat to some indigenous bird species.Outdoor with Rosie MitchellSad to say, this is already the ... [Published Zimbabwe Standard - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 4 reports

Protected birds shot down on spring hunting season’s first day

There has been 0 new or updated articles since your last visit Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:35A number of protected birds were shot down yesterday as the spring hunting season opened. As of yesterday, hunters legally took to the countryside but, in the process, ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

Coalition targeting March 2015 spring hunting referendum

Despite delay in vetting process, spring hunting coalition aims to hold referendum in March 2015The Coalition Against Spring Hunting will be holding a meeting with the Electoral Commission next week and demand that the timeframes for the spring hunting ... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

BirdLife Partner NABU engages in Africa against ivory poaching

NABU, BirdLife Partner in Germany, is warning of an increase in poaching in African national parks where poachers are killing around 100 elephants a day. In the 1970’s there were still some 1.2 million elephants living on the continent; today there are ... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

New birdwatching guide shows best birding sites in Greece

World News: 00:31 GMT Friday 11th April 2014 . [ ]This story HOS, BirdLife in Greece, has just released a new guide designed for birdwatchers, photographers and naturalists to provide all information needed to see some of the most important birds of ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Conservation Leadership Programme announces 2014 conservation awards

The  Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) has announced this year’s conservation team awards. Twenty six grants have been awarded in 16 different countries worth a total of $450,000.This year’s projects form another extremely diverse group ranging ... [Published BirdLife International - Apr 09 2014]

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A spokesman for Birdlife Malta, which is working with Mr Packham, said: "Birds from at least 30 different European countries are known to have been killed on their migration through Malta."
"The season has barely even started, but as soon as the first shots were fired there were protected birds on the receiving end" said BirdLife’s Conservation and Policy Officer Christian Debono. The season closes on 30 March
"The referendum has emerged as the only way people in Malta can stand up for wildlife and for their own right to have safe access and use of the countryside in spring, when it is the best time to enjoy nature" said Mr Debono, BirdLife’s Conservation and Policy Officer
"You can hear them before you see them because they scream and squawk at each other as they fly along" says Ms Gye

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Monitoring the countryside, at the break of dawn… [Published MaltaToday - 4 hours ago]
Cousin Island Special Reserve – a success story [Published SPi World News - 18 hours ago]
Legality of spring hunting under fire in Malta ... [Published EnviroLib - 18 hours ago]
Cousin Island Special Reserve – a success story [Published EnviroLib - 20 hours ago]
Bank of Valletta staff and families enjoy a spr... [Published Bank of Valletta - Apr 15 2014]
In a changing climate it's a dog eat dog world [Published British Trust for Ornithology - Apr 14 2014]
Park helps in skink recovery [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 14 2014]
Galdes sends out drones to monitor hunters [Published MaltaToday - Apr 14 2014]
Vulture is a patient Bird [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 13 2014]
Too late to block hunting referendum, warns Abela [Published Times of Malta - Apr 13 2014]
Keeping a close eye on Powerful Owls [Published Newcastle Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Exotic Myna bird causes problems [Published Zimbabwe Standard - Apr 13 2014]
‘People know just what they voted for’ [Published Times of Malta - Apr 13 2014]
Malta bird slaughter tops th... [Published di-ve.com - Apr 13 2014]
Protected birds shot down on spring hunting sea... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 13 2014]
Coalition targeting March 2015 spring hunting r... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 13 2014]
Marcia Davis: Blue-gray gnatcatchers are a sure... [Published Knox News Sentinel - Apr 12 2014]
Birdlife Appeal to Make 2014... [Published di-ve.com - Apr 12 2014]
‘Make 2014 last year of spring hunting in Malta... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Apr 12 2014]
BirdLife launches new Stop Spring Hunting campaign [Published Times of Malta - Apr 12 2014]
Coalition targeting March 2015 spring hunting r... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 12 2014]
Future of local gallery at risk [Published Gscene - Apr 12 2014]
Bird Festival and Family Fun Walk at False Bay ... [Published Cape Town Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
BirdLife Partner NABU engages in Africa against... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 11 2014]
Bird lovers take part in sixth annual Great Coc... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 11 2014]
TV personality Bill Oddie to support Malta spri... [Published MaltaToday - Apr 11 2014]
Better survival chances for Wanaka skinks (Fuse... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 11 2014]
New birdwatching guide shows best birding sites... [Published SPi World News - Apr 11 2014]
New birdwatching guide shows best birding sites... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 11 2014]
Kia ora: Arrowtown [Published New Zealand Herald - Apr 10 2014]
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Legality of spring hunting under fire in Malta ... [Published EnviroLib - 18 hours ago]
In Malta, the illegal killing of birds is particularly widespread and with each hunting season, many protected birds are being shot due to lack of adequate controls and monitoring. Illegal shooting is even more harmful in spring, the most sensitive time ...
Cousin Island Special Reserve – a success story [Published EnviroLib - 20 hours ago]
This video tells the conservation success story of Cousin Island Special Reserve, a former coconut enterprise now turned nature reserve in the Seychelles. Managed by local NGO and BirdLife Partner, Nature Seychelles, Cousin lies approximately 2 km from ...
BirdLife Partner NABU engages in Africa against... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 11 2014]
NABU, BirdLife Partner in Germany, is warning of an increase in poaching in African national parks where poachers are killing around 100 elephants a day. In the 1970’s there were still some 1.2 million elephants living on the continent; today there are ...
New birdwatching guide shows best birding sites... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 11 2014]
HOS, BirdLife in Greece, has just released a new guide designed for birdwatchers, photographers and naturalists to provide all information needed to see some of the most important birds of Greece. The climate and geographical location of Greece, in south-eastern ...
BirdLife Partners join forces against illegal b... [Published EnviroLib - Apr 07 2014]
For migratory birds, illegal killing is an additional threat to their already dangerous and challenging journey. The EU Bird Directive protects the millions of birds who travel between their nesting and wintering grounds twice every year, by stating that ...
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