BirdLife International Cambodia Programme
BirdLife International in Indochina is a regional programme of the BirdLife Secretariat. BirdLife International in Indochina works to promote conservation in the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Union of Myanmar and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. BirdLife International took the step of establishing an Indochina programme as a means to address global conservation priorities in a region lacking indigenous civil society. Our name was chosen to reflect the biogeographic region we cover which is the Indochinese peninsula, sometimes now also called the Greater Mekong Region.
In a recent study 117 bird species, six of which are endemic to the subcontinent, were recorded in four HeidelbergCement quarries in India. The scientific field survey that was conducted in the first week of January 2020 was spearheaded by Birdlife International along with local partner the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).