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.
On 7th September 2019, the world marked the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD), a day set aside to create awareness about vultures, and celebrate their important role in cleaning up the environment thus preventing the spread of dangerous diseases.
“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.