• 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

How the EU "Fitness Check" can become a game changer

Wed, 25/11/2015 - 12:51

On behalf of BirdLife Europe and NABU (BirdLife in Germany) we would like to invite you to our workshop on Tuesday 1st December 2015.

Europe and Central Asia

Balkan Lynx added to the IUCN list as Critically Endangered

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 16:40

Their global population has fallen to double digits. Here's what's being done.

Europe and Central Asia Macedonia Preventing Extinctions - Europe and Central Asia

Nature Summit: hundreds gather in Brussels to decide on future of laws

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 02:00

Hundreds gathering in Brussels for event calling on European Commission to protect key nature laws.

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

Birds are the neglected victims of global warming, says new RSPB report

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:51

Research shows how birds in the UK are struggling (and often failing) to adapt to climate change.

Europe and Central Asia United Kingdom Climate Change

The Messengers: What birds tell us about climate change

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:51

A review of the threats and solutions for nature and people through a report by Birdlife International and Audubon.

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change

'We cherish, nurture and protect life... because this is our nature'

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:51

Patricia Zurita (CEO of BirdLife International) and David Yarnold (president and CEO of the National Audubon Society/BirdLife in the US) present 'The Messengers', BirdLife International's climate change report.

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change

Italy is creating a 'nature network' against urbanisation and climate change

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:50

Lipu (BirdLife in Italy) is part of the LIFE TIB project to connect various habitat and create new ones for species escaping rising temperatures and man-made sprawls.

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

Using nature to help nature adapt to climate change

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:49

BirdLife in the Netherlands and the Dutch government are connecting the country's various natural habitats to prevent species extinctions as global temperatures rise.

Europe and Central Asia Netherlands Climate Change programme - Europe and Central Asia

Will the EU's Energy Union prevent a climate catastrophe?

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 08:49

It all depends on investment, clear planning, and the political and industrial will to do the right thing.

Europe and Central Asia Climate Change programme - Europe and Central Asia