Europe and Central Asia

Slovenia - BirdLife Slovenia (DOPPS)

BirdLife Partner

Founded in 1979
Members: 595
Staff: 24
Tržaška 2, p. p. 2990, Ljubljana, SI, SI-1001
Tel. +386 1 426 58 75; Fax +386 1 425 11 81

Mission of the organisation

The mission of DOPPS – BirdLife Slovenia is to protect birds and their habitats through conservation work, research, education, popularisation and cooperation

Key Activities

  • Preparation of a new breeding birds atlas for Slovenia
  • Implementation of Natura 2000 – identification of SPAs in Slovenia, precise definition of boundaries, communication activities
  • Nature conservation activities (Skocjan Bay, Corncrake protection, protection of Drava and Mura river floodplains)
  • Species monitoring programme
  • PR and education work (Acrocephalus, Svet ptic magazine, Leaflets)
  • Popularisation of ornithology (photographic competition organised in conjunction with Mobitel, our main sponsor)