Asia
Eurasian Tree Sparrows on a tree branch © HIH Princess Takamado
05 Feb 2021

Chubby Sparrows in Winter

Common and familiar with muted plumage, it's easy to take the Eurasian Tree Sparrow for granted. But a cautionary tale from history shows just how vital this bird is, and how you often don't appreciate what you've got until it's gone. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, February, 2021.
The Sarus Crane can reach six feet tall © Jonathan Eames
05 Jan 2021

Second chance for Cambodia’s big birds

For a suspenseful three years, Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary seemed doomed. But now, changed policies, changed hearts and a new organic rice scheme promises hope for the forest landscape’s villagers, businesses and giant birds.
Bull-headed Shrike: male © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Dec 2020

The Bull-headed Shrike, a lovable carnivorous bird

Being a carnivorous songbird is unusual enough, but there's plenty more to discover about this social, competitive bird and the true reason behind its macabre method of storing prey. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, December, 2020.
Vera Voronova out birding © Renat Eskazyuly
20 Nov 2020

From student representative to Kazakhstan conservation CEO

Vera Voronova started out as a student representative for ACBK (BirdLife in Kazakhstan). Six years later, she became CEO of the organisation. Vera tells us about the challenges she faces, her hopes for the future, and how the Conservation Leadership Programme helped her to get where she is today.
The Mama-Mama gather to monitor the forests of Mbeliling © Muhammad Meisa
15 Oct 2020

From rural housewives to Mother Guards of the forest

Meet the “Mama-Mama Penjaga Mbeliling” – a group of Indonesian women who believe their duty of care extends far beyond just their children. Taking the future of the forest under their wing, they are unafraid to challenge destructive practices.
© Pavel Tomkovich

Will you help us secure a future for the next generation of Spoon-billed Sandpipers?

Eugene Catholic Church © HIH Princess Takamado
01 Oct 2020

The Island of Anne of Green Gables

Explore the beautiful Canadian island that inspired the novel "Anne of Green Gables", where birds and history live side by side. From "Through the Lens”, Fujingaho Magazine, October, 2020.
Bali Myna (Critically Endangered) © omepl1 / Shutterstock
25 Aug 2020

Six songs that could soon go silent across Asia’s forests

Listen to the beautiful songs of birds brought to the brink of extinction by the illegal wildlife trade, and find out how you can help us stop this profound threat to nature and human health
18 Aug 2020

Cartoons show fascinating life, shocking hardships of Helmeted Hornbill

With a touch of comedy, India-based cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty uses his illustrations to give a view of the world through a bird’s eyes and present thought-provoking conservation messages. Explore the fascinating habits and shocking hardships of the Helmeted Hornbill: a Critically Endangered species.
The Chattering Lory, a popular pet © Alan Tunnicliffe / Shutterstock
14 Aug 2020

How pet owners are key to making the parrot trade sustainable

New research reveals the social factors driving demand for parrots in Singapore. Lead author, Anuj Jain, discusses how international trade and domestic demand interact in what he refers to as the ‘ecosystem’ of the parrot trade.
There are only 50 Javan Pied Starlings left in the wild - and 1 million in cages © Ding Li Yong
12 Aug 2020

More caged birds than wild: Javan songbird crisis revealed

In Java, there are now more songbirds in cages than in forests. Fierce demand for lucrative song competitions is driving multiple species to the brink – but in a region where bird-keeping is a cultural mainstay, complex solutions are required.

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