Nest Record Cards
The National Museum collects and collates Nest Record Cards for the scheme that has been running since 1951. You can help keep it going by submitting breeding records on this card. The NRC scheme is an important exercise as it helps to build a comprehensive breeding database for the birds of Zimbabwe and your help is needed.
Cards can be emailed to Kudzanai Dhliwayo,

Birding Big Day - 2016: 24 & 36 hours bird watch on Nov 26-27. Here are the Entry Form and Field Card to record on.

Harare Garden Bird Survey: Invitation to the residents of Harare to join BirdLife Zimbabwe in the latest garden bird survey and become a citizen scientist. (May 2016 – April 2017) .....continue reading.

Click here to download the registration form.

Zimbabwe and Parks Management Authority and BirdLife Zimbabwe organised a Vulture Action Planning Workshop at the Rainbow Towers, Harare on the 26th and 27th of March 2015. Click here to see Vulture Awareness video.

Vultures in Africa and Europe could face extinction within our lifetimewarn conservationists. The world’s biggest conservation Partnership – BirdLife International – has announced that vultures have rapidly become one of the most threatened families of birds on the planet.In a bid to stop this important family of birds slipping towards extinction in Europe and Africa, they have launched a global campaign asking for public support to Stop Vulture Poisoning Now.......continue reading

Why are vultures important?  Why are they threatened? How can we save them from extinction? Watch our video to find out.

An A1 poster titled 'Vultures of  Zimbabwe' giving information about the vultures to be found in this country (i.e. the Lappet-faced, Hooded,White-backed, White-headed, Cape and Palmnut) is now available. For information email
Go onto to purchase paintings to support BirdLife Zimbabwe. Currently paintings from artists Lin Barrie and Fraser MacKay are on sale.