BirdLife is the global authority on the status of birds.
More than 40% of migratory species are declining,
and nearly 200 are now classified as globally threatened.
Over 40% of long-distance migrants in the African-Eurasian flyway have shown signs of decline over the last three decades. Of these, 10% are classified by BirdLife as Globally Threatened or Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List. Many of these birds are continuing to disappear.
In an effort to conserve migratory birds, the BirdLife Africa Partnership is contributing to the Global Migratory Birds and Flyways Programme. Several BirdLife Partner NGOs have flyway-related activities in respective countries
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However, the following regional projects/initiatives are significant: