Species Champions

 

BirdLife Species Champions help fund and promote action for specific Globally Threatened Birds as well as the international conservationsciencepolicy, advocacy and communications that underpin our local actions to ensure no more bird extinctions ever occur. 

You can become a BirdLife Species Champion by writing to  species.champions@birdlife.org 

Join the ever growing community of Species Champions supporting the BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Programme or read more about How BirdLife and Business Work Together

 

 

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Richard Heaver 

BirdLife Species Champion for Black-bellied Tern since March 2021

 

Steve and Britt Thal 

BirdLife Species Champions for Hooded Grebe since May 2019

Ben Olewine

BirdLife Species Champion since August 2007 and for Hooded Grebe since May 2019

 

Anthony Baker 

BirdLife Species Champion since January 2019

 

The Peter Smith Trust

BirdLife Species Champion since September 2008 and for Helmeted Hornbill since August 2018

The Sullivan Family 

BirdLife Species Champions for African vultures June 2018 - December 2020

 

The Dennis Family 

BirdLife Species Champions for Lappet-faced Vulture June 2018 - December 2020

 

Peter Eerdmans 

BirdLife Species Champions for Caerulean Paradise-flycatcher since May 2018

The Late Raymond Casey

BirdLife Species Champion in legacy March 2018 – December 2020

 

ColombiaCo 

BirdLife Species Champion for Canada Warbler September 2017 - December 2020

 

Peter Herkenrath

BirdLife Species Champion since August 2017

Partnership for International Birding

BirdLife Species Champion since August 2017 

 

ZEISS

BirdLife Species Champion for Northern Bald Ibis July 2017 – December 2020

 

The Webster Family 

BirdLife Species Champions since June 2017

Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures

BirdLife Species Champion since March 2007 and for White-winged Flufftail since March 2017

 

My Claim Solved 

BirdLife Species Champion March 2017 - March 2018

 

Nigel Simpson

BirdLife Species Champion for Black-breasted Puffleg since August 2017

Pamela Isdell 

BirdLife Species Champion for African Penguin since August 2017 

 

Cley Spy

BirdLife Species Champion since January 2017 

 

Far South Expeditions

BirdLife Species Champion September 2016 – August 2018

Arjan Dwarshuis

BirdLife Species Champion since October 2015 

 

Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival

BirdLife Species Champion Supporting Indian Skimmer August 2016 - August 2018 

 

Blue Sky Wildlife

BirdLife Species Champion since January 2016 

American Birding Expo 

BirdLife Species Champion supporting Hooded Grebe January 2015 – December 2017 

 

 

Cover Story

BirdLife Species Champion since August 2013

 

Swarovski Optik

BirdLife Species Champion for Canada Warbler since June 2013

Per Undeland

BirdLife Species Champion for Great Indian Bustard since January 2013

 

Steve Martin

BirdLife Species Champion for Giant and White-shouldered Ibises since October 2012

 

The Mackinnon Family

BirdLife Species Champions since December 2011

The Prentice Family 

BirdLife Species Champions for Dwarf Olive Ibis and São Tomé Grosbeak, Fiscal and Giant Tree Frog May 2011 - December 2016

Noel & Hilary Woodhead

BirdLife Species Champions since June 2011

 

Viking 

BirdLife Species Champion for Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher and Forest Owlet February 2010 - February 2016 

 

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco 

BirdLife Species Champion for Northern Bald Ibis July 2009 – December 2020

Charl van der Merwe Trust 

BirdLife Species Champion for African Penguin since June 2009

 

Swarovski Optik

BirdLife Species Champion for Sociable Lapwing since August 2008

 

Colin Shields 

BirdLife Species Champion since June 2008

 

Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures

BirdLife Species Champion since August 2007 

 

The Olewine Family

BirdLife Species Champions since August 2007

Peter Oakley

BirdLife Species Champion July 2007 - July 2016