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  • More than 850 species birds of Europe

    More than 850 species birds of Europe

    All birds of Europe in one place

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04.01.2017 Bird flu will continue to flare into 2017

Bird flu will continue to flare into 2017 The outbreak of avian flu that decimated farmed and wild birds around the world and in Germany in 2016 doesn't show signs of letting up in 2017. But experts disagree on the causes behind the outbreak. Bird flu is back, and is spreading quickly. But don't worry, the virus isn't targeting humans - yet. The H5N8 strain of bird flu reached Europe in October 2016, and since then has been detected in at least 14 countries including France, Denmark and Germany. In Germany alone, authorities have recorded more than 30 separate inci ... Read more

01.12.2016 New paper reveals how landscape factors affect territory occupancy and breeding success of Egyptian Vultures on the Balkans

New paper reveals how landscape factors affect territory occupancy and breeding success of Egyptian Vultures on the Balkans Vultures are amongst the most threatened group of birds on the Planet. They are affected by a large number of threats such as poisoning, electrocution, collision with man-made structures, direct persecution, changes in agricultural practices, landscape composition, and sanitary regulations that can reduce food availability. To formulate effective conservation strategies, it is of key importance to quantify which of these factors has the greatest influence on demographic parameters such as territory occupancy and breeding success, and whether quantitative mode ... Read more

14.06.2016 Seabird on Shiant Isles was oldest of its kind in Europe

Seabird on Shiant Isles was oldest of its kind in Europe A seabird ringed on the Shiant Isles in the Western Isles set a new European birding longevity record before it died, ornithologists have said. The shag, which was 31, was fitted with a ring on 30 June 1985. Ornithologists lost track of the bird until it was found dead on the Shiants on 26 April this year. After checking records, the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) said it was oldest ringed shag in Britain, Ireland and Europe. The bird, known by its ring number 1227282, has raised the record by almost a year, the trust said ... Read more

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