Europe and Central Asia

Montenegro - Center for Protection and Research of birds of Montenegro (CZIP)

BirdLife Affiliate

Founded in 2000
Members: 150
Staff: 10
Veliše Mugoše bb, Podgorica, ME
Tel +382 (0)20 272 051; Ornitofon +382 (0)67 245 006


Protect birds and other animal and plant species, their habitats, biodiversity monitoring of Montenegro, citizen education, popularisation of scientific research, as well as cooperation with other organisations at home and abroad, dealing with the protection of nature.


Harmony in the relationship between people and nature and economic development based on the principles of sustainable use of resources.

Key Activites

  •  To initiate, encourage and support scientific and professional research of ornithofauna and other biodiversity groups in the area of Montenegro;
  •  To promote and present to national and international public the richness of biodiversity;
  •  To educate and raise awareness of people about their knowledge of birds and other members of biodiversity;
  •  To indicates to the needs and means of protection of birds and their habitats, as well as other members of biodiversity.