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BirdLife Botswana remains active providing services to its members, which are the valuable mainstay of BLB. It is also heavily involved in education and outreach, and continues to undertake research and be involved in conservation. 

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Next Bird walk 

As the winter solstice approaches, we anticipate frosts and cold nights and early mornings.  But all is not doom and gloom, I can think of three positive items; firstly we have a bird walk on Sunday when we will be going to an elevated stream at Mabanye where there are several winter specials.  Secondly there are only three months before early migrants return and thirdly, most of us are ATGAV. Read more.


Installation of Elephant Deterrent Webbing System (EDWS) in response to elephant crop-raiding in Boteti area, Using online platform to build local CBO CapacityBuilding multi-sectorial capacity to tackle illegal wildlife poisoning,  Biodiversity monitoring Training workshops in Wetland areas District Council Presentation,  Dead vultures incident near Mosu Village,  World Wetlands Day,Education awareness session,   African Bird Club Supports Communities,  BirdLife Botswana statement on the recent vulture poisoning incidentTirelo Sechaba(TS) officers orientation workshop,  Evaluating human elephant conflict mitigation strategies in Makgadikgadi Wetland System,  Xere cultural documentation for ecotourism venture 

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Due to Covid-19 protocols, events are limited to monthly bird walks.

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Your Membership of Birdlife Botswana would be welcomed and acknowledged to reflect your interest in helping to preserve the diversity of natural resources in Botswana and in particular the many magnificent birds.

Report Poisoning Event

Use our online form to report any dead vultures you encounter. The more information you provide, the better we would be able to attend to the threats facing Botswana’s vultures. For more information about vulture poisoning and Human Wildlife Conflict Click Vulture Poisoning Manual Plan and Human Wildlife conflict pamphlet here. Or click here to see common areas reported for vulture poisoning incidents in Botswana.

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OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES WITH BIRDS BREEDING IN BOTSWANA Ken and Mel Oake P.O.Box 108  Maun, Botswana.mail. okavangoceramics@gmail.com 496 pages, including over 1,100 colour photographs.Format, A4 Binding: Flexi cover, stitched ISBN: 978-99968-0-804-3