Stuart Butchart (@stubutchart )

Stuart Butchart

Bio Chief Scientist at BirdLife International, the worlds largest partnership of nature conservation organisations
Location Cambridge, UK
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iPhone : The whole of the world population of RELICT GULL relies on the intertidal mudflats of the Bohai Bay and Yellow Sea in winter, hence their classification as Vulnerable to extinction. Right now theyre looking their best!

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iPhone : Should some species be allowed to die out? Our answer to this question in NYT Magazine is a resounding “no.” We at American Bird Conservancy believe all species — even little-known ones like Hawaiis Akikiki — deserve every effort to prevent their extinction.

iPhone : The Kenyan Government has granted formal protection to a shrinking lake, which offers protection to migrating birds.…

iPhone : Nice to show my young son his first Snowy Owl at Snettisham Norfolk yesterday. And the first I’ve seen for 27 years...…

iPhone : At least 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans every year. Discover the facts about marine plastic pollution and what can be done about it

iPhone : In honor of #InternationalWomensDay wed like to share the work some of the amazing women at BirdLife International are doing #internationalwomensday2018 Story>

Twitter Web Client : Trapping of songbirds for food was outlawed in Cyprus in 1974. In 2016, 880,000 songbirds were illegally killed by local people in the British military base on Cyprus. Last year, enforcement reduced the 2017 total by 70%. Still 0.25 million too many!…

iPhone : Andrew Balmford explaining at #spacefornature symposium that we can conserve biodiversity and provide enough food for the planet over coming decades, but there are some hefty caveats

iPhone : Penny Langhammer talking about key biodiversity areas at #spacefornature symposium at ZSL. Key sites for informing protected area expansion and plans to conserve biodiversity

Twitter Web Client : Weather radar measurements of nocturnal migrants in NE US shows they are attracted to artificially lit regions, but densities decrease within a few km of brightly lit sources, impeding selection for extensive forest habitat…