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The Wadden Sea in north-west Europe is one of the world's most important hubs for migrating birds © travelpeter / Shutterstock

11 spectacular bird migration bottlenecks from...

Wed, 05/05/2021
Migratory birds' epic journeys often take place on broad fronts, but birds also concentrate at bottlenecks where geographical features funnel them together. This selection of hotspots underscores the importance of conservation action in the way birds see the world: through flyways.

Victory: Denmark announces complete ban on lead...

Tue, 24/11/2020
It has finally happened: Denmark has announced a complete ban on lead in hunting ammunition. The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark and the Danish Hunters’ Association made the announcement together. Following a transition period, the ban will be fully implemented in 2023.

Two-FACEd hunting association says no to EU lead-...

Thu, 20/02/2020

The terrible impact lead exposure has on humans, wildlife and nature has been known for

This month in science: albatross disease risk,...

Mon, 02/07/2018
We present the highlights of the latest issue of Bird Conservation International, our quarterly peer-reviewed journal promoting worldwide research and action for the conservation of birds and their habitats.

One planet, hundreds of threatened habitats

Mon, 02/05/2016
Even though almost 60% of all important bird habitats in the EU and Central Asia are protected by law, many of them are still threatened by development pressures.

First national assessment of Danish protected...

Mon, 02/05/2016
The good news: 115 of the 130 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) in the country have been designated as protected by the government.

Urgent message from Denmark: "CAP must...

Wed, 07/03/2012
BirdLife Europe and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) have launched a video highlighting the many problems facing the European agricultural ecosystem.

Birdlife Europe's key recommendations for a...

Wed, 15/02/2012
As Denmark has taken over the Presidency of the EU, BirdLife Europe, together with DOF/ BirdLife in Denmark, has produced a new issue of its bi-annual publication “Greening Europe”, highlighting BirdLife Europe’s EU policy priorities for the upcoming six months, and providing Denmark with ‘five keys to a successful Presidency’.

Criticism of Finland's Spring Hunting of...

Tue, 14/06/2011
BirdLife Partners call to stop hunting of Common Eiders in Baltic Sea.

White-tailed Eagles poisoned in Denmark

Wed, 08/09/2010
For the first time in almost a century a pair of White-tailed Eagles Haliaeetus albicilla bred in the Danish island of Funen, but tragically the birds were found dead at the end of June.