BirdLife Estonia

Our mission is to ensure the good status of Estonian birds through research, protection and education.

Photo: Kauro Kuik
Photo: Kauro Kuik

The only recovery is a green recovery

As businesses wake from hibernation and the world eases itself into something close to normal, global attention turns to economic recovery – but ignoring nature as part of these plans would be a huge error. Will the EU’s response be fit for purpose?

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Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU subsidy is driving overfishing

This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

26. September 2020
Strix uralensis (Ural Owl) 1 Kaarel Võhandu RESTRICTED
Alauda arvensis (Eurasian Skylark) 16 Peeter Tarlap Saaremaa vald, Karja küla
Emberiza citrinella (Yellowhammer) 4 Peeter Tarlap Saaremaa vald, Karja küla
Anthus pratensis (Meadow Pipit) 7 Peeter Tarlap Saaremaa vald, Karja küla
Coloeus monedula (Eurasian Jackdaw) 1 Peeter Tarlap Saaremaa vald, Karja küla
Corvus corone (Carrion Crow) 2 Peeter Tarlap Saaremaa vald, Karja küla
Cygnus columbianus (Bewick's Swan) 2 Renno Nellis RESTRICTED
Glaucidium passerinum (Eurasian Pygmy-owl) 1 Kaarel Võhandu RESTRICTED
Anser fabalis (Bean Goose) 68 Renno Nellis Lääne-Nigula vald, Tahu küla / Skåtanäs
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing) 1500 Renno Nellis Lääne-Nigula vald, Tahu küla / Skåtanäs