BirdLife Botswana (BLB)
BirdLife Partner Designate
Currently BirdLife Botswana remains active providing services to its members, which are the valuable mainstay of BLB. It is also heavily involved in education, outreach, and continues to undertake research and policy advocacy for bird conservation their habitats. BirdLife Botswana have organized its work into four (4) thematic areas namely; sites, species, empowering people and ecological sustainability.
An exciting new partnership between the Ecological Restoration Fund and BirdLife International and its UK partner, the RSPB, will help support extensive conservation and restoration work along the African-Eurasian flyway, helping to protect vital landscapes and the millions of birds that journey along this route.
A controversial decision to allocate a large proportion of the Yala swamp complex to a private agricultural company jeopardises the immense natural value of Kenya’s largest freshwater wetland, as well as the range of benefits it provides to thousands of people in its vicinity.
To celebrate endangered species day, we’re introducing the anti-Dodo: Mauritius Kestrel. The official national bird of Mauritius, it is one of the world’s greatest conservation success stories, making the island nation and its BirdLife Partner iconic for preventing extinctions, rather than extinction.
“Since I became part of the bird monitoring program in 2011, I have improved my bird identification skills and my confidence in bird guiding has grown tremendously. I have also developed a huge interest in birds that I attempt to identify every bird I see”.
Mr Boile Danabe, local community guide at Nata Sanctuary who is one of our volunteer participant in the Bird Population Monitoring Program.