Join BirdLife South Africa today!

Join BirdLife South Africa as a member and help conserve our country’s magnificant birdlife. The more members we have, means a louder voice and more income for our important conservation work.

Current members, renew your membership today!

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Membership Benefits

As a membership benefit, you will receive six 6 issues of BirdLife South Africa’s magazine, African Birdlife, 12 e-newsletters, a membership card and bumper sticker and, very importantly, you will contribute to the conservation of our country’s birds and their habitats

Subscription to BirdLife South Africa does not give automatic affiliation to a bird club. There are many benefits to be gained from joining a bird club and BirdLife South Africa encourages you to join a bird club in your area.

Membership Categories, Fees and Benefits (valid 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020)

Adults between the ages of 18 and 60

  • Six issues of BirdLife South Africa’s magazine, African Birdlife
  • BirdLife South Africa membership card
  • BirdLife South Africa supporters’ sticker
  • Invitations to BirdLife South Africa talks and events
  • Monthly e-news, which includes updates on our work and interesting information about birds and birding
  • Two free bird call ringtones for your cell phone

A reduced rate for registered students at any university, technikon or school in South Africa or individuals over 60 years of age or individuals under 18 years of age

  • Six issues of BirdLife South Africa’s magazine, African Birdlife
  • BirdLife South Africa membership card
  • BirdLife South Africa supporters’ sticker
  • Invitations to BirdLife South Africa talks and events
  • Monthly e-news, which includes updates on our work and interesting information about birds and birding
  • Two free bird call ringtones for your cell phone

A special membership category where you not only get to know that you are making a special difference to birds and their conservation

Conservation League Donors need to be signed up members of BirdLife South Africa (Ordinary, Senior Citizen or Student) and make a minimum donation of R2800.00. A Section 18A Tax Certificate can be issued for your donation amount.

Special acknowledgement from BirdLife South Africa as a “Conservation League” supporter (you will receive a certificate from BirdLife South Africa, and your name will appear on a prestigious scroll on our website and in our Head Office).

Complete the membership application form or download and complete in hard copy

Download the membership application form BLSA Membership Form
Please complete the form and return via email: membership@birdlife.org.za or fax to +27(0)11 789 5188

  • For secure, online credit card payments, please use the online form above
  • EFT or direct deposit – please use your initials and surname as payment reference (new members) or your membership number (current members)
  • Please email or fax proof of payment to membership@birdlife.org.za or +27(0)11 789 5188
  • BirdLife South Africa bank details:
    • Account Name: BirdLife South Africa
      Bank: First National Bank, Randburg
      Branch Code: 254005
      Account Number: 62067506281
      SWIFT: FIRNZAJJ
  • For more information, please contact Shireen Gould, Membership Manager, on +27(0)11 789 1122 or email membership@birdlife.org.za