1,982Grants to

1,308(Sub)Species

The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has awarded 308 grants for this species type, constituting a total donation of $2,936,132.

Bird Conservation Case Studies

Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 142510056) - White-backed Vulture - Awarded $10,000 on December 28, 2014
28-12-2014 - White-backed Vulture

Extent and socio-ecological correlates of illegal poisoning in Namibia - Implications for targeted conservation actions for the White-backed vulture

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14059592) - African Penguin - Awarded $4,000 on September 16, 2014
16-09-2014 - African Penguin

Reduced prey availability is thought to be the largest factor driving the decline of the African Penguin. However, it remains unclear whether commercial fisheries affect the penguins by competing for food. This project will assess the impact of small-scale fishery closures and spatial restrictions on fishing. This will provide insights in to the penguin-fisheries relationship and the effectiveness of fisheries management as a conservation ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258193) - Black-winged Starling  - Awarded $7,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Black-winged Starling

Reintroduction of the Black-winged Starling (Sturnus melanopterus melanopterus) in West Java, Indonesia

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258424) - Floreana Mockingbird (also Charles' Mockingbird) - Awarded $12,500 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Floreana Mockingbird (also Charles' Mockingbird)

This project aims at reducing the loss of genetic diversity of the critically endangered Floreana Mockingbird on the islets of Champion and Gardner. This will be achieved in the Phase II of the project which includes a reciprocal translocation of eggs/chicks between remnant populations onto foster nests. We also develop capacity among field staff to monitor Floreana mockingbirds.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14058843) - Spoon-billed Sandpiper - Awarded $4,000 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Spoon-billed Sandpiper

2014 Spoon-billed Sandpiper autumn survey in Rudong, China; The team will be the first ones to try to banding SBS at its most important stopover along the flyway and in the same time monitoring the waders population at Rudong mudlflat; the location is around 200 km north west of Shanghai

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258551) - black robin - Awarded $10,600 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - black robin

Use of nest boxes to reduce risk of predation in the endangered Chatham Island black robin

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14258473) - Townsend´s Shearwater - Awarded $12,500 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Townsend´s Shearwater

Confirmation of presence in historical range, protection of nesting sites and placement of artificial burrows to aid Townsend´s Shearwater

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 14057832) - Carrizal Seedeater - Awarded $2,350 on April 29, 2014
29-04-2014 - Carrizal Seedeater

The project: Conservation of endemic Carrizal Seedeater (Amaurospiza carrizalensis) at Lower Caroni River, Venezuela, aims to evaluate this poorly known bird species, which have just few report in its suitable habitat, in order to update its IUCN Red List of Threatened Species status. For this, we have the support of Universidad Nacional Experimental de Guayana (UNEG), Corporación Eléctrica Nacional -Bolívar (CORPOELEC), and MBZCF.

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Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation (Project No. 13057973) - Townsend's Shearwater - Awarded $2,500 on December 23, 2013
23-12-2013 - Townsend's Shearwater

This project aims to protect the breeding grounds of the Townsend´s Shearwater and to reduce the impact of mortality factors affecting breeding birds and their offspring on Socorro Island. In this particular component we will change street lights on Socorro Island to minimize casualties associated to light attraction.

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