BirdLife Estonia

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

Photo: Kauro Kuik
Photo: Kauro Kuik

Great Indian Bustard gets new level of protection

For the world’s heaviest flying bird, the modern landscape poses many threats and dangers. Fortunately, early this year, major landmarks decided at the Convention on Migratory Species secured greater protection for the species, both on land and in the air.

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Endemic plants of Prespa receive a conservation boost

The Prespa region, spanning parts of Albania, Greece and North Macedonia has incredible floristic diversity. These two new funding awards aim to protect plant species found nowhere else on earth and launch the careers of budding conservationists.

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

3. June 2020
Motacilla alba (White Wagtail) 2 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu,
Hydroprogne tschegrava (Caspian Tern) 1 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu, RESTRICTED
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew) 2 Liis Keerberg Kuigatsi,
Acrocephalus arundinaceus (Great Reed-warbler) 1 Mariliis Paal Kaiavere,
Circus aeruginosus (Western Marsh-harrier) 1 Mariliis Paal Kaiavere,
Columba oenas (Stock Dove) 1 Mariliis Paal Kaiavere,
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) 4 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu,
Muscicapa striata (Spotted Flycatcher) 1 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu,
Parus major (Great Tit) 1 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu,
Carduelis spinus (Eurasian Siskin) 1 Tarvo Valker Haapsalu,