BirdLife International

global partnership of conservation organizations that strives to conserve birds

BirdLife International is a global partnership of non-governmental organizations. It works to protect birds and their habitats.[1] BirdLife International wants to stop extinction of bird species. It wants to protect important places for birds.

BirdLife International
FormationJune 20, 1922; 101 years ago (1922-06-20)
HeadquartersUnited Kingdom Cambridge, United Kingdom
Region served
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias
Chief Executive
Patricia Zurita Edit this at Wikidata
Formerly called
International Council for Bird Preservation

2.5 million people are members of its 116 country partner organizations.[2]

BirdLife International has identified 13,000 Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas. It is the official International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List authority for birds.[3][4]

BirdLife International publishes a quarterly magazine, BirdLife: The Magazine.[5][6]


  1. "BirdLife Partners". BirdLife International. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  2. BirdLife International. "ABC joins the flock!". BirdLife. Retrieved 2020-07-18.
  3. "Red List Authority for birds".
  4. BirdLife International. "Sites & Habitats (IBAs and KBAs)". BirdLife. Retrieved 2020-07-07.
  5. "BirdLife's World Bird Club". BirdLife International. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  6. International, BirdLife. "BirdLife: The Magazine". BirdLife.

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