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Denmark - Dansk Ornitologisk Forening (DOF) / BirdLife Denmark

BirdLife Partner

Founded in 1906
Members: 16600
Staff: 36
Vesterbrogade 140, Copenhagen, DK, DK-1620 Copenhagen V
Tel. +45 3328 3800; Fax +45 3331 2435


Mission of the organisation

Promoting knowledge of birds and support for nature conservation
Protecting birds and improving their habitats nationally and international

Key Activities

  • influence legislation and the management of birds and nature in Denmark and abroad
  • be the leading centre for knowledge on birds in Denmark
  • communicate DOF’s knowledge widely under consideration of the various target groups’ needs and skills
  • communicate joy and enthusiasm for birds through positive experiences for members and others
  • make the organisation’s mission known to the Danish people
  • be one of Denmark’s most active green organisations and offer all the possibility to make a positive and noticeable difference for birds and nature

International contacts

Chairman: Egon Østergaard, email:
Director: Sigrid Andersen, email:


International advisors

Toke F. Nyborg, e-mail:
Charlotte Mathiassen, e-mail:
Thomas Lehmberg, e-mail: