Date Last Updated: June 26, 2019

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  • Visit the ICBP in North Yorkshire

    Visit the ICBP in North Yorkshire

    The market town of Helmsley in the picturesque Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, is the location of the new International Centre for Birds of Prey (ICBP) which opened to the public ...

  • Incredible Condo-Building Weavers

    Incredible Condo-Building Weavers

    Well known for their nest-building abilities, weavers (Ploceidae) are small passerine birds with the majority of the family's 117 species found in sub-Saharan Africa, and smaller numbers making ...

  • Explore Berkshire’s Beale Wildlife Park

    Referred to locally as "The Peacock Farm", Beale Wildlife Park and Gardens was founded in 1956 as a private park by Gilbert Beale – a collector and breeder of peacocks...

  • Making a Difference with Bird-Safe Buildings

    Making a Difference with Bird-Safe Buildings

    Completed in 2010, the Aqua skyscraper in Chicago has been applauded for its revolutionary design and aesthetic appeal, but what is of particular interest to bird conservation groups is the fact ...

  • Flightless Birds of New Zealand

    Flightless Birds of New Zealand

    There are around forty species of flightless birds in the world today, with New Zealand being home to the greatest number of these species. Among New Zealand's flightless birds are the kiwi, ...

  • Discover the Ancient Sport of Falconry in England’s Cotswolds

    Discover the Ancient Sport of Falconry in England’s Cotswolds

    The sport of using trained birds of prey to hunt game for their trainers, known as falconry, is thought to have begun as long ago as 1000 BC...

  • Conservation of the Honduran Emerald Hummingbird

    Conservation of the Honduran Emerald Hummingbird

    There are more than 338 recorded hummingbird species worldwide, and many birding enthusiasts would agree that they are top of the list as the most interesting little birds of the nearly 10,000 ...

  • Take a Stroll Through the Linda Loring Nature Foundation

    Take a Stroll Through the Linda Loring Nature Foundation

    Established in 1999 by Linda Loring, the Linda Loring Nature Foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on providing young people with the opportunity to enjoy and learn about various facets ...

  • Environmental Monitoring With the Help of Birds

    Environmental Monitoring With the Help of Birds

    While climate change and global warming are an ongoing cause for concern, monitoring the environment is a costly and time consuming activity for conservationists to carry out without help from ...

  • The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

    The Mississippi Flyway: An Essential Migration Route

    Starting in central Canada and stretching to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Flyway is the name given to the route followed by birds migrating from their breeding grounds in North America to ...