BirdLife Map Services

Marine e-atlas - Delivering site networks for seabird conservation

Since 2004 the BirdLife Global Seabird Programme has been working with the BirdLife Partnership to identify IBAs for seabirds both on land and at-sea. The Marine e-atlas presents the results of this work along with the wealth of supporting information maintained by the partnership through a unique interactive mapping tool. more...


Migratory soaring birds sensitivity map: wind energy

The migratory soaring birds sensitivity map for wind energy has been designed to support wind energy developers, national planning authorities, donor agencies and others in helping to ensure future wind energy development in the region is compatible with the needs of the soaring birds which rely upon the Rift Valley-Red Sea flyway. more...


Wings Over Wetlands - Critical Site Network (CSN) Tool

The Critical Site Network (CSN) Tool is an online resource developed by BirdLife, Wetlands International and UNEP-WCMC for the conservation of 294 species of waterbirds and the important sites upon which they depend in Africa and Western Eurasia. The tool makes it easy to obtain information on sites critical for waterbird species by accessing several independent databases to provide support for better management and decision making. more...


IBAT for Business

IBAT for business is an innovative tool designed to facilitate access to accurate and up-to-date biodiversity information to support critical business decisions. The tool is the result of a ground-breaking conservation partnership among BirdLife International, Conservation International, International Union for Conservation of Nature and UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. more...


IBAT for Research and Conservation Planning

IBAT for Research and Conservation Planning is an innovative tool designed to facilitate access to a range of global and national data layers, such as protected area boundaries, biological information about habitat and species diversity indices, and key areas for biodiversity, which can be useful for research and conservation planning purposes. more...