Cyprus birds need your help!

Twice a year Cyprus, the third greatest island in the mediterranean, is a crucial stopover site for millions of migrating birds during their sea crossings. Due to these huge numbers of migrating birds, hunting and trapping has alwasy been part of the island’s history. In the past, songbirds – mainly Blackcap and similar-sized warblers – […]

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Dutch Knights defending their title at the 2015 Champions of the Flyway

STOP THE ILLEGAL KILLING OF MIGRATING BIRDS AND DONATE HERE! Last year editor Gert Ottens from Birdlife Netherlands,  AGAMI photographers Marc Guyt and Martijn Verdoes together with Ken Billington, founder of Focusing on Wildlife, joined the Champions of the Flyway in Eilat, Israel. Aptly named Champions of the Flyway Sprinters we joined this extraordinary bird race […]

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Whiskered delight

This spring news emerged in the Dutch Birding scene that in the northern part of the Netherlands a colony of beautiful Whiskered Terns had formed in a new estableshed nature reserve. Whiskered Tern is a scarce vagrant bird in the Netherlands with only a few reported breeding pairs in the last 100 years, so a […]

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Me and my Tiger

I was absolutely sure: there were NO Tigers in Bandhavgarh. Despite being one of the most hailed Tiger reserves in India and promoted with quotes for the National park like “you are unlucky not to see a Tiger in Bandhavgarh”, I was certain: it was a hoax! A tourist trap. I had taken 8 safari’s […]

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