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Dalmatian pelican. Photo courtesy of zoopicture.ru.
70 Dalmatian pelicans found dead in western Kazakhstan

70 Dalmatian pelicans have been found dead in Atyrau Oblast in western Kazakhstan.

70 Dalmatian pelicans found dead in western Kazakhstan
Birds can sense a coming storm and flee: study
Birds can sense a coming storm and flee: study

Birds appear to be able to sense a coming storm and fly away before it hits, according to research out on golden-winged warblers in the United States.

Birds can sense a coming storm and flee: study
New bird flu case in Netherlands
New bird flu case in Netherlands

Dutch authorities reported a new outbreak of bird flu at a poultry farm, but could not say if it was the worrying new strain detected elsewhere in the country.

New bird flu case in Netherlands
Photo courtesy of worldpoultry.com
Plant for processing poultry manure launched in southern Kazakhstan

A plant for processing poultry manure has been unveiled in Shymkent, southern Kazakhstan. It is the first such plant in Kazakhstan.

Plant for processing poultry manure launched in southern Kazakhstan
Photo © Ruslan Shakabayev
New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river

An enormous flock of cormorants has occupied uninhabited islands on the Irtysh river right near the bridge in Semey, Kazakhstan.

New residents of Semey: cormorants inhabit Irtysh river
Photo courtesy of forummira.ru
Astana green belt development: pheasant breeding

Pheasant breeding in the Astana Green Belt will help insect-pest control in the area.

Astana green belt development: pheasant breeding
An elephant bird of Madagascar. Photo courtesy of almostlucidthoughts.tumblr.com
New Zealand's iconic kiwi no Australian immigrant

New Zealand's iconic kiwi is most closely related to the extinct elephant bird of Madagascar rather than the Australian emu as previously thought, researchers said Thursday.

New Zealand's iconic kiwi no Australian immigrant
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.com
2000 endangered houbara bustards released in South Kazakhstan

2000 houbara bustards raised in an Abu Dhabi nursery have been released in Sozak region of South Kazakhstan Oblast.

2000 endangered houbara bustards released in South Kazakhstan
©Reuters/Mohamed Al Hwaity
Saudi prince killed endangered birds

A Saudi prince with a taste for the traditional sport of falconry illegally hunted 2,100 endangered birds while on holiday in Pakistan, officials said.

Saudi prince killed endangered birds
Photo ©  RIA Novosty
French thief steals from rare birds in South Kazakhstan

A French national was arrested on suspicion of stealing a large sum of money from the company he worked in.

French thief steals from rare birds in South Kazakhstan
World's oldest flamingo dies in Australian zoo, aged 83
World's oldest flamingo dies in Australian zoo, aged 83

Staff at Adelaide Zoo were in mourning Friday after the world's oldest flamingo, and their oldest resident, died aged 83.

World's oldest flamingo dies in Australian zoo, aged 83
Photo ©  Asel Satayeva
When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017

Visitors to the 2017 EXPO will be shown falconry, traditional hunting with trained Golden Eagles.

When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017
©Reuters
'Tragedy' as endangered kiwi die in New Zealand zoo

New Zealand authorities said Tuesday that eight endangered kiwi birds have died from respiratory infections while being treated at Wellington Zoo, in a loss described as "a tragedy" for conservation efforts.

'Tragedy' as endangered kiwi die in New Zealand zoo
Photo courtesy of azh.kz
NCOC fined $10 thousand for dead seagulls

North Caspian Operating Company, the operator of Kashagan oilfield, located in Kazakhstan's sector of the Caspian Sea shelf, was fined $10 thousand for harming the environment.

NCOC fined $10 thousand for dead seagulls
©REUTERS
Over 1 thousand dead seagulls discovered in Kazakhstan sector of Caspian Sea

Mass mortality of seagulls has been registered at Shalyga island in the northern part of the Caspian Sea.

Over 1 thousand dead seagulls discovered in Kazakhstan sector of Caspian Sea
New flame-headed bird species found in Cambodia capital
New flame-headed bird species found in Cambodia capital

A new species of bird with a distinctive orange-red coloured tuft of feathers on its head has been found in Cambodia's populous capital city.

New flame-headed bird species found in Cambodia capital
Japanese racing pigeon flies across Pacific to Canada
Japanese racing pigeon flies across Pacific to Canada

A plucky pigeon that flew across the Pacific Ocean from Japan will be bred by a bird lover in Canada hoping its progeny will make top long-distance racers.

Japanese racing pigeon flies across Pacific to Canada
©REUTERS
Rising sea levels threaten migratory birds - study

Millions of birds that stop at coastal wetlands during annual migrations could die as rising sea levels and land reclamation wipe out their feeding grounds.

Rising sea levels threaten migratory birds - study
Photo courtesy of fooyoh.com
Boozy birds pay the price for flying high

A bizarre spate of young blackbird deaths at a school in England was likely caused by the feathered teens getting drunk on fermented berries, crashing mid-air and falling from the sky, vets said Saturday.

Boozy birds pay the price for flying high
Houbara bustard. Photo courtesy of zooclub.ru
PHOTO: 100 houbara bustards from UAE freed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan ornithologists will follow the birds’ routes using transmitters to find out what percentage of the freed birds survives.

PHOTO: 100 houbara bustards from UAE freed in Kazakhstan