BirdLife Estonia

Our mission is to ensure the good status of Estonian birds through research, protection and education.

Photo: Kauro Kuik
Photo: Kauro Kuik

Ending “temporary cessation” for good – How an EU subsidy is driving overfishing

This report explores and demonstrates, how EU payments for “temporary cessation” of fishing are not only an ineffective management tool for reducing fishing effort, but also ineffective in supporting marine conservation efforts.

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Call for proposals: coastal areas and freshwater biodiversity

On behalf of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, BirdLife announces a new large grant Call for Letters of Inquiry for projects focused on the protection and management of coastal areas and freshwater biodiversity in Libya, Morocco and Tunisia.

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Latest birds observations from eElurikkus

23. September 2020
Branta leucopsis (Barnacle Goose) 5000 Tarvo Valker Põgari-Sassi,
Glaucidium passerinum (Eurasian Pygmy-owl) 1 Margit Kärblane Põlva vald, RESTRICTED
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose) 2 Tarvo Valker Põgari-Sassi,
Vanellus vanellus (Northern Lapwing) 1 Ülle Raag Tallinn,
Calidris alpina (Common Dunlin) 30 Ülle Raag Tallinn, RESTRICTED
Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler) 3 Raivo Endrekson, Aivar Tiisler Pärnu linn, Kabriste küla
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard) 9 Raivo Endrekson, Aivar Tiisler Pärnu linn, Kabriste küla
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon) 14 Raivo Endrekson, Aivar Tiisler Pärnu linn, Kabriste küla
Gallinula chloropus (Common Moorhen) 1 Raivo Endrekson, Aivar Tiisler Pärnu linn, Kabriste küla
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) 1 Tarvo Valker Põgari-Sassi,