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World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day

Bird Migration is the regular seasonal movement of birds from one area to another. Migration can either be long or short distance, in search for favorable resources such as food and breeding grounds. World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual...

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Vulture Tagging

Vulture Tagging

In addition to establishing Vulture Safe Zones, BWZ teamed-up with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife and Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) to collect data on Vulture movements. Since August 2017, a combined team from DNPW, BWZ, EWT and...

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Vulture Safe Zones

Vulture Safe Zones

The idea behind the creation of vulture safe zones (VSZ) is to reduce the chances of vulture poisoning incidents. Through dialogue and partnership with farm owners, BWZ started this initiative at 3 farms in Chisamba and it has now grown to cover...

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Young Conservation Leaders

Young Conservation Leaders

In May 2017, a capacity development small grant under BirdLife International’s young conservation leaders’ program was awarded. This grant supported a team of early career conservationist working within Zambia to undertake an ambitious series of...

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Darwin Initiative project

Darwin Initiative project

The Darwin Initiative has awarded BirdWatch Zambia (BWZ) funding to conduct a biocontrol project “controlling an invasive aquatic plant for improved biodiversity and livelihoods” in the Lukanga swamps IBA.  This multi- year project will control...

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SpringAlive Update

SpringAlive Update

SPRING ALIVE 2018 UPDATE Spring Alive is a global project aimed at stimulating interest in birds and conservation for pupils and adults by participating in a mass website activity of sighting and posting sightings of five migratory bird species...

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Additional funds for Vultures in Zambia!!!

Additional funds for Vultures in Zambia!!!

We have been successful in raising about 3000 pounds from the Africa Bird Club to conduct an extensive ground survey in the Luano valley which according to the movement patterns of the birds tagged in Chisamba appears to be a key breeding area especially for the hooded vultures. It is our hope that we can