Croatian Stjepan Vokić has been taking care of a stork for the last 24 years after a gunshot wound ended the stork’s flying days. This is the moving story of a great love between man and animal.
Instead of migrating to Africa, storks are spending their winters feeding at landfills in Spain and Portugal. Storks across Europe are staying put due to availability of food waste at dumps - which causes some problems.
As rising temperatures threaten the survival of many plants and animals, one option could be to move them to more suitable climes. It's a divisive idea among scientists and conservationists.
For World Migratory Bird Day, Borja Heredia of the Convention on Migratory Species tells DW why countries should collaborate to protect the world's feathered travelers.
Where do barn owls hunt their prey? How often do white storks cheat on their partners? Israeli researchers may get the answers with a tracking device suitable for small birds. Brigitte Osterath reports from Hula Valley.
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