BirdWatch Ireland
BirdWatch Ireland is the current name of the organisation that used to be known as the Irish Wildbird Conservancy.

BirdWatch Ireland is the leading voluntary conservation
Conservation ethic
Conservation is an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the health of the natural world: its, fisheries, habitats, and biological diversity. Secondary focus is on materials conservation and energy conservation, which are seen as important to...

 organisation in the Republic of Ireland, devoted to the conservation and protection of the Republic of Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Ireland , described as the Republic of Ireland , is a sovereign state in Europe occupying approximately five-sixths of the island of the same name. Its capital is Dublin. Ireland, which had a population of 4.58 million in 2011, is a constitutional republic governed as a parliamentary democracy,...

's wild birds and their habitats. BWI has over 10,000 active members and supporters, and a network of 20 branches actively promoting the importance of birds and habitats, and general conservation issues. It publishes the annual journal Irish Birds
Irish Birds
Irish Birds is the annual journal of BirdWatch Ireland. Its first issue was published in 1977, superseding the Irish Bird Report, which had been published from 1953 to 1975...

and the quarterly magazine Wings.
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