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Who we are

Who we are

The BirdLife Partnership in the Middle East is a network of nine national NGOs with headquarters in Amman, Jordan. We work to build conservation capacity in the region.  Read more about BirdLife Middle East

What we do

What we do

The Partnership’s experience in working with long-standing national non-governmental organisations supports the development of newer organisations into independent, self-sustaining national NGOs. Read more about our programmes.

Support us

Support us

When you get involved with BirdLife you are helping us to go beyond today to impact the future. Read about how you can support us.

Where we work

Where we work

Through conservation work that respects ancient traditions, the empowerment of local people in the Middle East is bringing benefits for nature and communities worldwide. Read more about our regional network.

Short Toed Eagle, Upper Akkar © Richard F. Porter
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Lesser Kestrel © Subramanya C K

Lesser Kestrel shot for preservation

Thu, 19/01/2017
In Palestine, nature-lovers are flocking to the desert to snap the Lesser Kestrel. Their pics will preserve the species for future generations – in more ways than one.
Bearded Vulture © Francesco Veronesi

Saving the vultures of Saudi Arabia

Wed, 21/12/2016
An overview of the vulture species that nest in Saudi Arabia, the threats they are facing and what BirdLife is doing to help them.
Juvenile White-crowned Wheatear, southern Iraq by: Laith Al-Obeidi

First breeding records of warblers, wheatear in Iraq

Tue, 13/12/2016
In recent years, Nature Iraq (BirdLife Partner) has recorded two breeding firsts in the country.

World species are waiting for a serious implementation of the climate deal

Sun, 20/11/2016
Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the planet, and current levels o

كائنات الأرض بانتظار مبادرة أمميّة لتدارك تداعيات التغير المناخي

Wed, 16/11/2016

يعد التغير المناخي من أعظم الأخطار التي تواجه الكائنات الحية

Iraqi Marshes - Photo credit: Laith Ali Al-Obeidi

Jellyfish species sighted for first time in Iraq

Tue, 15/11/2016

Life continues to return to Iraq’s historic marshlands – and in some cases, species tha

Navigating a sustainable path to eco-tourism in Palestine

Thu, 10/11/2016
Palestine’s first-ever eco-tourism conference which took place yesterday focus on finding ways to protect Palestine’s unique natural heritage while sustainably tapping its economic and social benefits.

Saudi authorities sound warning on illegal hunting in rented farms

Tue, 08/11/2016
The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has condemned the hunting of migratory and protected birds in private farms.