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The Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill Specialist Group is part of the IUCN’s Species Survival Commission.

Our institutional partners are the Nature Conservation Foundation (India) and the Evolution and Conservation Biology Research Group (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain).



2016: Thanks …

  • To Alejandro TorĂ©s, Janhavi Rajan, and L. Shyamal for help with designing and setting up the new website.
  • To the volunteers who designed the logo, particularly Swati Kittur, L. Shyamal, and Team Conceptz and Beyond.
  • To the following photographers for donating incredible images of SIS species: Andre Botha, Luis Santiago Cano, Juan Pablo Resino, Gopi Sundar.
  • To Julia Whatley for donating her stunning water colours for use by the SIS-SG, and especially to Mirabel Helme for commissioning the paintings and facilitating the donation.
Stork, Ibis and Spoonbill for the SIS-SG. (Julia Whatley, 2016)
Stork and Ibis behaviours for the SIS-SG. (Julia Whatley, 2016)