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.
Once found across South Asia, the Indian Skimmer is now restricted to a few key sites across India and Bangladesh – hence its recent classification as Endangered. Now, new evidence that the bird travels across borders indicates we’re only skimming the surface of what needs to be done…