BirdLife Estonia

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

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Why we desperately need space for nature on farms

The single, most dramatic cause for the loss of biodiversity, species and natural habitats in Europe is intensive agriculture.

To save wildlife, we desperately need space for nature on farms. And to achieve that, the EU's Common Agricultural Policy needs to support farmers' transition to nature-friendly farming. Check out our infographic below to understand why (you can also view a larger version here).


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One of the Most Prestigious Environmental Awards Recognises the Migratory Soaring Birds Project in Egypt

The Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) Project: Mainstreaming Conservation of Migratory Soaring Birds into key productive sectors along Red Sea/Rift Valley flyway has been selected as a national winner of the 2020 Energy Globe Award this year for its role in the protection of Egypt’s nature and its commitment to put ambitious sustainable development programs as a national priority.

 

The Energy Globe Award is the most important environmental award in all parts of the world in which projects that aim to protect our environment around the world are evaluated and it

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

10. July 2020
Grus grus (Eurasian Crane) 1 Ene Määr, Aivar Määr Piirumi,
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing) 80 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow) 3 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Oenanthe oenanthe (Northern Wheatear) 4 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Haliaeetus albicilla (White-tailed Sea-eagle) 1 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, RESTRICTED
Pyrrhula pyrrhula (Eurasian Bullfinch) 2 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Buteo buteo (Eurasian Buzzard) 1 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Corvus corax (Common Raven) 1 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow) 3 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla
Columba palumbus (Common Woodpigeon) 2 Toomas Traagel Anija vald, Looküla