South Africa - BirdLife South Africa (BLSA)
address: Private Bag, X5000, Gauteng, ZA, 2121
Mission of the organisation
To promote the enjoyment, conservation, understanding and study of birds and their habitats.
- Recreational birding through 32 bird clubs
- Important Bird Areas Programme
- Threatened species conservation
- Preventing Extinctions Programme – Species Guardians and Species Champions
- Environmental Education Programme in southern Mpumalanga
- Global Seabird Programme/Albatross Task Force
- Bird Guide Development Programme
- Wakkerstroom Centre
- Publication of a scientific journal, Ostrich, and BLSA's bi-monthly magazine African Birdlife.
- Promoting activities: Birding Big Day and Bird of the Year
- Southern African Bird Atlas Project 2 (SABAP2)
- Compilation of an annual Bird Checklist for South Africa