Europe

AEWA Technical Committee Sets Path for Work in 2019 - 2021

The 15th Meeting of the AEWA Technical Committee took place from 9 to 11 April at the UN Premises in Bonn, Germany. This was the first meeting of the AEWA Technical Committee since the 7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to AEWA, which was held in Durban, South Africa in December 2018 as well as the first meeting in the implementation period of the Strategic Plan 2019-2027. The Technical Committee provides the scientific advice and expertise which is essential for the implementation of the Agreement.

12 April 2019

Country diary: a guttural call gives the garganeys away

This secretive bird is the only duck species that migrates to the UK in the summer

09 April 2019

Big Garden Birdwatch: Smallest birds 'hit by Beast from East'

Fewer of the UK's smallest birds have been spotted this year by volunteers in the Big Garden Birdwatch, an annual survey run by the RSPB.

05 April 2019

Arctic Seabird Experts Meet in Iceland

The Circumpolar Seabird Expert Group (CBird) under the Arctic Council Working Group for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) came together for its annual meeting at the CAFF Secretariat offices in Akureyri, Iceland from 26 to 29 March 2019. CBird promotes, facilitates, and coordinates conservation, management and research activities among circumpolar countries and improves communication between seabird scientists and managers inside and outside the Arctic. The group consists of national representatives, Permanent Participants , observer countries and organizations.

03 April 2019

Second Meeting of the EGMP Modelling Consortium held in Kalø, Denmark

The second meeting of the European Goose Management Platform’s International Modelling Consortium successfully took place from 21 to 22 March 2019, in Kalø, Denmark. The Consortium, which is coordinated by the EGMP Data Centre at Aarhus University, is collaborating on the development of goose population models. The first meeting, was also held in Kalø in January last year.

01 April 2019

Es gibt weniger insektenfressende Vögel in Europa

Die Population ist um 13 Prozent geschrumpft: Vögel, die sich hauptsächlich von Insekten ernähren, werden seltener in Europa.

01 April 2019

French campaigners go to EU over hunting and trapping of birds

Official complaint lodged with EU says rules breached on hunting and trapping

01 April 2019

La France dans le viseur de la Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux

L’association accuse Paris de ne pas respecter la directive européenne sur la conservation de l’avifaune sauvage.

01 April 2019

AEWA Technical Committee Meets in Bonn

The 15th Meeting of the AEWA Technical Committee is scheduled to take place in Bonn 9-11 April, the first time since last year’s 7th Session of the Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) in Durban, South Africa. As well as taking reports form the Secretariat and Regional Representatives, the Technical Committee will be electing its officers for the period 2019-2021, including a replacement for the outgoing Chair, Dr Saulius Svazas of Lithuania, who stepped down at MOP7 after concluding his two terms as member of the Committee.

27 March 2019

El ‘reality’ de las cigüeñas de Alcalá de Henares

El núcleo urbano de Alcalá de Henares cuenta con más de 130 nidos que se pueden contemplar en todo el municipio

26 March 2019