SAVE BIRDS

SAVE NATURE

SAVE PEOPLE

MISSION

To identify and provide practical, theoretical, institutional and legal alternatives for long-term solutions in the protection and enhancement of bird community and their critical habitats, biodiversity, nature and environment in Albania and to work closely with all the stakeholders for the sustainable use of natural resources.

OUR OBJECTIVES

In order to achieve this mission, AOS has the following objectives:

  • To prevent the extinction of bird species and to improve their conservation status in Albania,
  • To preserve and enhance bird habitats, bird ecosystems and Important Bird Areas in the country,
  • To support the interested parties and contributing to the improvement of the quality of life through sustainable use of natural resources.

SAVE BIRDS

SAVE NATURE

SAVE PEOPLE

Mission

To identify and provide practical, theoretical, institutional and legal alternatives for long-term solutions in the protection and enhancement of bird community and their critical habitats, biodiversity, nature and environment in Albania and to work closely with all the stakeholders for the sustainable use of natural resources.

Our Objectives

In order to achieve this mission, AOS has the following objectives:

  • To prevent the extinction of bird species and to improve their conservation status in Albania,
  • To preserve and enhance bird habitats, bird ecosystems and Important Bird Areas in the country,
  • To support the interested parties and contributing to the improvement of the quality of life through sustainable use of natural resources.

International Vulture Awereness Day 2019

The Story of a Great Discovery

The only colony of Herons and Cormorants in Albania, discovered in 2015 by the Albanian Ornithological Society in the Divjaka-Karavasta National Park.

Latest News

The first “National Anti-Poaching Camp” in Albania!

From October 25th-27th, the AOS team, as part of its “Combating Illegal Killing and Illegal Taking of Birds in Albania” project, conducted the National Anti-Poaching Camp, including 9 events: consultation among local and national stakeholders, 6 patrols across Seman / Terbuf territory, birdwatching, and a presentation about bird identification with Junior Rangers of Divjaka-Karavasta National Park.

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“BIRD RINGING CAMP – TALE 2019”

Bird ringing is an important process and method for researchers and conservationists that work with avifauna. It provides us useful information on the biology, productivity and movements of birds, helping us to monitor bird populations and their development. There...

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Publications

Publications

Wintering Waterbirds in Albania Results of International Waterbird Census, January 13-16, 2017

The International Waterbird Census (IWC) is an international program that is organized since 1967. In Albania, IWC has started in 1993 and it has been since undertaken almost every year, although with a limited number of experts due to the restricted capacities and funding on wildlife research. Read More…

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Wintering Waterbirds in Albania – International Waterbird Census, January 14-25, 2016

The Intenational Waterbird Census (IWC) is an international program that is organized since 1967. In Albania, IWC has started in 1993 and it has been since undertaken almost every year. This year, January 14-25, 2016, IWC in Albania covered 16 different wetland sites and is… Read More…

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BALKAN VULTURES
POISON STUDY, July 2018.

The Balkan Vulture Poison Study was prepared by the Vulture Conservation
Foundation (VCF) within the framework of the Balkan Anti-Poisoning Project (BAPP),
an integral part of the Mediterranean Anti-Poisoning Project – MAPP (Fighting
poisoning Read More…

Contact Us

Information

Mobile: +355 69 20 60 817 

E-mail: aos@aos-alb.org

Address: Ymer Kurti Street, Olympia Center, 2nd Floor, Entry 24, Tirana, Albania

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