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.
t is with heavy hearts that we honour and say good-bye to Tony Wood, former BirdLife Zimbabwe President and Vice-President. Tony suffered a stroke at home late on Saturday afternoon 11th September and passed away on Sunday 12th September 2021.
Across Africa, vulture populations have catastrophically declined over the last 50 years, with overall decline rates of up to 97%. Today, 7 out of 11 African-Eurasian vulture species are at risk of extinction, underlining this decline.
As part of our effort to curb the devastating damage wreaked by the bird trade, BirdLife has embarked on a study to compile all existing information about bird killing, trapping and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa. We’re inviting you to get in touch with any information that can help us fill in the gaps.
“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.