Europe and Central Asia

Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan Ornithological Society (AOS)

BirdLife Partner Designate

Founded in 1986
Members: 300
Staff: 3
Baku, AZ
Tel. 00994 12 480 0495; Fax 00994 12 579 1651

Address:  M. Mushbig Street 4B, Ap. 60, AZ1021 Baku

Mission of the organisation

The mission of the AOS is to contribute to the protection and sustainable existence of birds’ populations by increasing knowledge about their behaviour, habitats, and importance in ecosystems.

Key Activities

The priority activities of the AOS are ecological and ornithological monitoring, contacts with the media and work with people to spread knowledge about birds, development and realisation of conservation actions, coordination and cooperation with other organisations (both regional and international). AOS conduct research and study work of ecological and biological features of different species of birds. One of the main current activities is the creation of an IBA network in Azerbaijan and also developing of birdwatching for support of populations of Globally and Nationally Threatened Species