In addition to raising considerable funding, Birdfair also generates enormous publicity each year by acting as advocates for conservation. In 2010 the Birdfair project is Saving Southern Ethiopia’s Endemic birds.
The RSPB’s objectives are to establish the cause of the catastrophic decline in Sociable Lapwing numbers and to devise a strategy for the species’ long term conservation.”
Rob Sheldon – RSPB Sociable Lapwing Project Leader..
“Over the last 21 years Birdfair funding for BirdLife International’s conservation projects has demonstrated that well researched targeted actions can make a real difference.” Martin Davies Co-organiser – British Birdwatching Fair