WWGBP has been active for several decades and plays
an important role in the promotion of raptor conservation and research on an international level.
Its membership comprises over 3,000 raptor specialists and enthusiasts in all parts of the world.
All those interested in raptors are encouraged to become a member free of charge by subscribing to
one of the list servers.
The main ongoing WWGBP activities are:
Maintaining several Email Discussion groups (electronic mailing lists)
An electronic mailing list is a special usage of email that
allows widespread distribution of information to many Internet users. Members can choose to receive
individual messages, a daily digest, or simply read group posts on the web site. Please click here
for an overview of WWGBP electronic mailing list servers.
RAPTOR CONSERVATION is
the official and largest WWGBP online discussion board with about 1,300 members.
All those seriously interested in the study and conservation of diurnal and
nocturnal birds of prey (Falconiformes and Strigiformes) worldwide may subscribe.
To join this group please send an email to
with a copy to WWGBP@aol.com informing us of
your background and interests. By using this group, you can send information simultaneously
to the complete group of interested raptor specialists and enthusiasts. You will regularly
receive by e-mail news items of interest, conference announcements, members' requests for
information, etc. in the shortest possible time.
WWGBP has published the proceedings of several world conferences
on raptors as well as of other international meetings since 1989. WWGBP has recently begun to digitise
these publications and make them accessible free of charge to all interested persons.
Please click here for a list of the available publications.
For information on other activities please click here.
World Working Group on Birds of Prey and Owls / Weltarbeitsgruppe für Greifvögel und Eulen e.V./ Groupe de Travail Mondial sur les Rapaces,
Wangenheimstr. 32, D-14193 BERLIN, Germany.
Fax: +49 30 892 80 67, E-mail: WWGBP@aol.com.