Europe and Central Asia

Cyprus - BirdLife Cyprus

BirdLife Partner

Founded in 2003
Members: 474
Staff: 9
PO Box 12026, Nicosia, CY, CY-2340
Tel. +357 22 455 072; Fax +357 22 455 073


Mission of the organisation

BirdLife Cyprus was formed in 2003 through the amalgamation of the two Cyprus Ornithological Societies. The main aims of BirdLife Cyprus are the protection and study of the birds of Cyprus and their habitats.

Key Activities

  • Campaigns on illegal bird trapping (including a monitoring project), agriculture and Natura 2000, all carried out with the help of the RSPB
  • Establishment of national bird census and IBA caretaker schemes
  • IBA protection, management and monitoring
  • Water management and Water Framework directive