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  • ISSN: 0959-2709 (Print), 1474-0001 (Online)
  • Editor: Professor Phil Atkinson British Trust for Ornithology, UK
  • Editorial board
Bird Conservation International is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal that seeks to promote worldwide research and action for the conservation of birds and the habitats upon which they depend. The official journal of BirdLife International, it provides stimulating, international and up-to-date coverage of a broad range of conservation topics, using birds to illuminate wider issues of biodiversity, conservation and sustainable resource use. It publishes original papers and reviews, including targeted articles and recommendations by leading experts.

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Bird Conservation International blog

  • Africa’s largest eagle in free fall
  • 11 October 2017, Arjun Amar
  • An iconic African eagle species made famous by TV presenter Steve Backshall is soaring towards extinction, a South African scientific study has found.…...
  • Intrepid ecologists find treasure of birdlife
  • 28 July 2017, Rob Davis and Ben Jones
  • In a recent study published in Bird Conservation International, authors from Perth Edith Cowan University have carried out research in Papua New Guinea to understand...


BirdLife News

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  • 22 February 2019
  • This year the Albatross Task Force is following four albatross stars from Bird Island, South Georgia. We need to come up with names for them by March 19th....
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  • 20 February 2019
  • In December, BirdLife’s CEO, Patricia Zurita, attended HeidebergCement’s fourth Quarry Life Award ceremony – a contest to inspire school children, graduate...