The Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO) was founded in 1954 in order to preserve wild birds and their habitats. SEO is one of the oldest organisations for nature conservation; it has been continuously active for almost 60 years. It has been declared an organisation of public interest and has received, amongst many other awards, the National Environment Award (1994) and the BBVA Award for Biodiversity Conservation.
SEO’s objectives are:
SEO has successfully developed several LIFE projects (see form A7 for more details) for the conservation of species and priority areas in Spain and other countries, such as Morocco.
SEO/BirdLife is a member of the international network BirdLife International, an alliance of 117 national organisations for conservation and world leader in bird conservation, active in over 100 countries (including all European countries).