• Who we are

    BirdLife Europe is a Partnership of 48 national conservation organisations and one of six regional secretariats that compose BirdLife International.

    Our Partners are present in 47 European and Central Asian countries including all EU Member States.


  • What we do

    BirdLife Europe’s unique local to global approach enables it to deliver high impact and long-term conservation for the benefit of nature and people.

    In Brussels, the BirdLife Europe team works mainly on EU policy issues and aims at improving EU legislation relating to the environment and biodiversity.


  • Where we work

    • We are active in 47 countries
    • We have over 4.100 staff members working on nature conservation
    • We have more than 2 million members
    • We own or manage over 6.000 nature sites covering over 320.000 hectares


Romanian hunting law threatens wild birds and violates the Birds Directive

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 12:58

Romania is about to approve a law that will allow spring hunting and trespassing on private property. The legislation would clearly violate...

Europe and Central Asia Romania Birds in Europe

Show that you care: support your favourite nature sites

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 10:27

Send in your “ gesture for nature ” to show that you care about Europe’s richest nature sites . May 21 st...

Europe and Central Asia

Bird paradise in Montenegro now safe from developers

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:42

In a country where people flock to the seaside in waves in summer, it’s not surprising that developers had big dollar signs...

Europe and Central Asia Montenegro Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Europe and Central Asia

BirdLife Partners await your support for the Natura 2000 Award

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:12

May 21 st is Natura 2000 Day, celebrating Europe’s largest network of nature areas protected by EU law. To mark the occasion,...

Europe and Central Asia

Bye, Bye (bad) Biofuels

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 15:12

Europe has turned its back on first generation biofuels and placed the first footsteps in the sand for where it wants to...

Europe and Central Asia Advocating for sustainable agriculture

Malta misses a chance to end spring hunting of birds

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 14:25

On Saturday 11 th April, Maltese citizens lost the opportunity to put an end to the controversial spring hunting of birds in...

Europe and Central Asia Malta Migratory Birds and Flyways

“Simplification”? Not the solution for European agriculture

Fri, 10/04/2015 - 09:57

Simplification is one of President Juncker’s dubious buzzwords. In the era of “deregulation” it effectively translates to more and more exemptions which...

Europe and Central Asia

European Parliament makes the right move for Baltic fisheries

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 20:49

The European Parliament has made a move to stop overfishing in the Baltic and save marine seabirds and mammals. We fish too...

Europe and Central Asia Seabirds and Marine - Europe and Central Asia

The End of Spring Hunting in Malta?

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 17:40

By BirdLife Malta On April 11th Malta goes to the polls to protect Turtle Doves and Quails Malta lies along the central...

Europe and Central Asia Malta Migratory Birds and Flyways - Europe and Central Asia