Europe

Plan to remove hen harrier chicks and raise them in captivity dismissed as 'nonsense'

Conservationists say government scheme, aimed at placating grouse moor land owners who object to the birds breeding on their land, will not boost numbers of the endangered birds

17 January 2018

Los tendidos españoles electrocutan a más de 33.000 rapaces cada año

El Gobierno pone cifras por primera vez a la matanza de aves en los postes de las compañías eléctricas

11 January 2018

Trial of laser beams to scare sea eagles from lambs

Shining laser beams onto hillsides could be used as a method of scaring white-tailed sea eagles away from flocks of sheep.

05 January 2018

La lechuza común está desapareciendo en silencio

Esta rapaz nocturna ha sido elegida Ave del Año 2018 de SEO/BirdLife por las amenazas al medio agrario

02 January 2018

Golden eagles released in Scotland with hope they will fly south

Conservationists launch project to restore bird numbers with view to reintroducing them in northern England and Lake District

12 December 2017

Climate change is radically reshuffling UK bird species, report finds

New migrants are arriving while rising temperatures drive others away, and egg laying is taking place earlier in the year

05 December 2017

Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP)

Multi-species Action Plan to Conserve African-Eurasian Vultures (Vulture MsAP)

CMS Technical Series No.35

CMS Raptors MOU Technical Publication No.5

04 January 2018

Bird pulled from brink of extinction facing poisoning threat

The red kite has become more common in the past 30 years in the UK, thanks to conservation schemes.

BBC

28 November 2017

EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade

A new study says that an EU ban on the trade in wild birds has helped reduce the global business by 90%.

BBC

22 November 2017