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01/24: Third Mediterranean Symposium on Ecology and Conservation of Marine and Coastal Bird Species


Join the Mediterranean Bird Symposium, a key platform for the exchange of knowledge and collaboration on bird conservation in the Mediterranean, on 13-15 Feb. 2024 in Djerba, Tunisia.






Supported by the French Voluntary Contribution, this third edition will be organized by SPA/RAC in partnership with AAO/BirdLife in Tunisia, and other regional partners, including Tour du Valat, ISPRA, IUCN-Med, BirdLife International, from 13 to 15 February 2024 in Djerba, Tunisia.

Objectives of the 3rd Edition:

  • Provide a platform for researchers and ornithology experts to share their latest findings, experiences, and exchange ideas.
  • Discuss current issues, challenges, and the state of knowledge regarding threats to marine and coastal bird populations.
  • Explore Mediterranean strategies, action plans and projects to mitigate these threats, ensuring a sustainable future for bird species.
  • Identify research gaps and areas for future study, enhancing our understanding of the ecology and conservation of marine and coastal birds.
  • Networking and Collaboration: Create opportunities for networking and building partnerships to facilitate the development and implementation of effective conservation strategies.


Themes covered by the symposium:

The 3rd edition of the bird symposium will address the following themes, to be covered during oral and poster sessions:

  • The Audouin’s Gull and its International Single Species Action Plan
  • Conservation of Coastal Birds in the Mediterranean
  • Conservation of Mediterranean Seabirds Offshore
  • Demography of Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Birds
  • Monitoring and Assessment Across the Mediterranean


For more information about the symposium: https://act4med-marinebirds.org/

To join the event and submit an abstract please register on the following link: https://act4med-marinebirds.org/registration/