Birds in danger in 2011

This video is about Long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis).

On Wednesday 1 December [2011], a new report presenting the results of a census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea has been launched. The studies reveal that overall numbers have declined by more than 40% since the 1990s: here.

Rovio Entertainment Ltd has launched a remarkable new Angry Birds campaigning website today in support of The BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme: here.

Call to save UK’s hummingbirds, albatrosses and whales. Almost 17,000 people have called for the British Government to step up and honour its responsibilities to the UK Overseas Territories, which contain over 85% of the UK’s globally threatened species: here.

Birds and powerlines – solutions to stop electrocution and collisions. Dr Markus Nipkow, Officer for Ornithology and Bird Conservation of NABU/BirdLife Germany, explains how the danger of powerlines to birds can be mitigated: here.

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