BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is the largest independent conservation organisation dedicated to protecting birds and biodiversity in Ireland. Established in 1968, it currently has over 15,000 members and supporters and a local network of over 30 branches nationwide.

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BirdWatch Ireland's mission is to protect and study birds and their habitats in Ireland. The organisation works to achieve this mission through a variety of activities, including:

  • Conservation: BirdWatch Ireland works to protect birds and their habitats through a variety of projects, including:
    • Bird surveys: BirdWatch Ireland conducts regular bird surveys to monitor the population of birds in Ireland.
    • Habitat management: BirdWatch Ireland manages habitats to provide suitable breeding and feeding grounds for birds.
    • Advocacy: BirdWatch Ireland advocates for policies that protect birds and their habitats.
  • Education: BirdWatch Ireland provides education and outreach programs to raise awareness of the importance of birds and their habitats.
  • Research: BirdWatch Ireland conducts research on birds and their habitats to improve understanding of their needs.

BirdWatch Ireland logo

BirdWatch Ireland logo


BirdWatch Ireland is a valuable resource for anyone interested in birds and their conservation. The organisation provides a variety of resources and services, including:

  • A website: The BirdWatch Ireland website provides information on birds and their conservation in Ireland.
  • A magazine: BirdWatch Ireland publishes a magazine, Birdwatch Ireland, which features articles on birds and their conservation.
  • A shop: The BirdWatch Ireland shop sells a variety of products related to birds and their conservation, including books, binoculars, and bird feeders.
  • Branches: BirdWatch Ireland has over 30 branches nationwide, which provide local support and activities for members and supporters.

If you are interested in birds and their conservation, I encourage you to learn more about BirdWatch Ireland. The organisation is doing important work to protect birds and their habitats in Ireland, and your support can make a difference.

Here are some of the ways that you can support BirdWatch Ireland:

  • Become a member: Membership in BirdWatch Ireland provides you with access to a variety of benefits, including:
    • A subscription to Birdwatch Ireland magazine
    • Discounted rates on products and services from the BirdWatch Ireland shop
    • Voting rights at the annual general meeting
  • Donate: Donations to BirdWatch Ireland help to support the organisation's conservation work. You can donate online or by sending a cheque to BirdWatch Ireland, PO Box 59, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.
  • Volunteer: BirdWatch Ireland is always looking for volunteers to help with a variety of projects. You can find out more about volunteering opportunities on the BirdWatch Ireland website.

Thank you for your interest in BirdWatch Ireland. Together, we can make a difference for birds and their habitats in Ireland.

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