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Arjan Dwarshuis

Arjan's The Biggest Year for Birdlife International

Fundraising for Dutch Birding Association

42 %
raised of €100,000 target
by 236 supporters

Dutch Birding Association

Charity Registration No. Registered in Netherlands


In 2016 I set a new world record. I observed 6852 species of bird over the course of my
‘Biggest Year’. In a collaboration with Vogelbescherming Nederland and the
Dutch Birding Association I am raising money for the groundbreaking Birdlife
Preventing Extinctions Programme

This programme aims to prevent the extinction of critically endangered all
globally threatened bird species by applying an active, innovative and highly
effective methodology. The programme works with two growing communities ‘Birdlife
Species Guardians
’ and ‘BirdLife Species Champions’. The ‘Species Guardians’
are the world-leading experts - local scientists and conservation professionals
(recognised as such by BirdLife) who put their years of hands-on knowledge and
experience, heart and soul into the protection of the bird species in their
care – ones facing imminent extinction.

Every penny raised will go directly to the Birdlife Preventing
Extinctions Programme!