• IWC helps to conserve migratory raptors

IWC have played an active role in bringing countries together in conserving migratory raptors. Through a joint initiative co-lead by the United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates governments, measures to protect over 70 species of migratory birds of prey and owls were agreed in Abu Dhabi on the 22nd October 2008 at the Convention on Migratory Species.

A copy of the Birdlife International press release is available in pdf format here.

 

The full press releases can be found here:

DEFRA Press Release

Birdlife Press Release