Job vacancy: Managing Director

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UPDATED 05/04/2023 Closing date for initial applications: Friday, 5th May 2023 Manx BirdLife (, @ManxBirdLife) is the independent Isle of Man nature conservation charity working to protect and enhance the Island's wild bird populations and the habitats on which they … Continued

Launching our new look!

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Over the next few days and weeks, we shall be launching our new corporate identity, including a crisp new logo and a refreshed modern palette of colours. Please bear with us while this transition takes place. Minimising costs and carbon … Continued

Seeking an Education Officer

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We are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to join a small team that's making a big impact on nature conservation education for young people! Working four days/week primarily with the Island's Primary Schools, the role of Education Officer is … Continued

Two new birdwatching courses (beginners and intermediate level) to hone your skills and enjoyment

We're delighted to announce that the Manx Ornithological Society is offering two new birdwatching courses starting January 2022, for beginners and intermediates, in conjunction with Manx BirdLife. Course 1. An Introduction to Winter Birdwatching (starts 6th January 2022) Click here … Continued

Thank you to PDMS

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Isle of Man technology company PDMS has written a new utility for the Manx Ornithological Database to help Manx BirdLife cope with the increase in bird records it receives from across the Island. Manx BirdLife is grateful to PDMS for … Continued

Cause of Blue Tit deaths identified

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(Republished with permission from BirdGuides The mystery behind thousands of Blue Tit deaths in Germany in recent weeks has been solved, according to conservation group NABU. The cause has been confirmed by scientists as the bacterium Suttonella ornithocola, which causes pneumonia in affected birds. This bacterium has only been … Continued

Seabird oiling incident

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Oiled birds are coming ashore on the south and east coasts of the Isle of Man from the Point of Ayre to the Calf of Man. Our sources in DEFA report (23rd March 2020) that: 'Marine Operations have been notified … Continued