Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day across Africa

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrated every year in May and October seeks to raise awareness on migratory birds and the need to conserve them. These birds travel over thousands of kilometres, in search of suitable conditions for feeding and breeding.

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Is gaining over 1000 new bird species a problem for conservation?

Recent findings have shown that many birds formerly classified as one single species are actually separate species in their own right. But what do these >1,000 new species mean for bird conservation? BirdLife’s Ashley Simkins explains his new study.

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

20. November 2019
Passer montanus (Eurasian Tree Sparrow) 23 Liis Keerberg Tartu, Tähtvere
Tetrao tetrix (Black Grouse) 8 Helen Tuusti Haljala vald, Sagadi küla
Tetrao tetrix (Black Grouse) 4 Helen Tuusti Haljala vald, Sagadi küla
Parus major (Great Tit) 5 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Poecile montana (Willow Tit) 2 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Passer montanus subsp. montanus 3 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Pica pica (Eurasian Magpie) 2 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Coloeus monedula (Eurasian Jackdaw) 30 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Parus major (Great Tit) 1 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik
Corvus cornix (Hooded Crow) 3 Tiiu Belimova Saue vald, Riisipere alevik