Bird Conservation Resources

Imperial Eagle & Spotted Eagle – © Eyal Bartov

BirdLife International is a global partnership of conservation organizations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. BirdLife Partners operate in over one hundred countries and territories worldwide.

BirdLife International Migratory Soaring Birds Project

The International Center for the Study of Bird Migration conducts multi-disciplinary research on the subjects connected to migration while developing research contacts with in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, and Africa (connecting the birds’ breeding, passage, and wintering areas), and applies findings to further conservation and conflict resolution along the flyway.

The African Bird Club aims to provide a worldwide focus for African ornithology, support conservation projects in Africa through the Conservation Fund, encourage an interest in the conservation of the birds of the region, and liaise with and promote the work of existing regional societies. The Club, which has representatives in 33 countries, publishes an excellent twice-yearly colour bulletin.

The International Crane Foundation works worldwide to conserve cranes and the wetland and grassland ecosystems on which they depend. ICF is dedicated to providing experience, knowledge, and inspiration to involve people in resolving threats to these ecosystems.

The Endangered Wildlife Trust is dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems in southern Africa to the benefit of all people.

Wetlands International is a global organisation that works to sustain and restore wetlands and their resources for people and biodiversity.

The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) covers 255 species of birds ecologically dependent on wetlands for at least part of their annual cycle, including storks and cranes. The geographical area covered by the AEWA stretches from the northern reaches of Canada and the Russian Federation to the southernmost tip of Africa.

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