EUROPE - Conservationists in microlights are teaching the critically endangered northern bald ibis, or Waldrapp, bred in captivity how to migrate. Without this knowledge the birds could never survive in the wild, so people are going up in microlights and leading the birds in their first migration.
RUSSIA - November, 21, 2010, A flock of lost pelicans accidentally migrated north to Siberia rather than south to Africa. Locals captured some of the exhausted birds and are caring for them until it is safe for the birds to fly south. Read to find out what made the pelicans think north was south.
MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2010 – A smuggler has been detained after eight gyrfalcons were found in her luggage. As many smuggled animals don't survive the trip, we're thankful these magnificent predators will be returned to the wild and hope this smuggler is punished to the full extent of the law.
ARKANSAS – The reporting on this event has been almost as weird as the events themselves. Everything from an article by CNN yesterday saying that mass deaths were 'normal' to interviews with fringe conspiracy theorists giving air to a wide range of hooey. Read the heartbreaking facts and then some of the more bizarre theories here. Our bottom line? The planet, and the animals that we share it with, are stressed – Global Animal
AUSTRALIA — The floods may be wreaking havoc for land dwellers, but many water birds are only benefiting from the rain. Even in the midst of tragedy and disaster, not all the news is bad. Find out why the birds that were in decline have having a baby boom now.
TASMANIA — With only 30 to 50 orange-bellied parrots left in the world, scientists have reached the point where they must step in to save the bird from extinction. Learn what steps are being taken to prevent this beautiful species from disappearing forever.