Birds

Juan Fernández Firecrown

ZSL has a number of important bird projects, from saving Indian vultures from rapid population declines to using the most innovative new techniques to monitor Antarctic penguins remotely.

This work has involved the birdkeeping expertise of ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the research of the Institute of Zoology and conservation action in the field.

EDGE Birds

The EDGE top 100 birds list identifies the most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered avian species in the world. We must conserve these species to safeguard the greatest amount of evolutionary history possible

Visit the EDGE Birds Top 100 website to find out more.

Greater adjutant

The ‘little dodo’ and a bird that dispatches its prey by stamping on its...

Griffon Vulture

Conservation science, captive breeding, and community education allow us to...

Male Hihi bird

The Ecology and Conservation of New Zealand’s Hihi: A Case Study for...

Penguin Antarctica

Using innovative conservation technologies, the Penguin Lifelines project is...