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Leica Sport Optics supports the following projects and organizations :
American Birding Association (ABA), USA
The ABA represents a whole range of birding interests, from identification and education to listing and conservation.
ABA actively promotes the economic and environmental values of birding, and we encourage the conservation
of birds and their habitats.
New Jersey Audubon Society (NJAS), USA
The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and
other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.
Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU) e. V., Germany
Among other things the NABU exerts itself for the conversation, creation and improvement of the life bases of the
flora and fauna. Besides, the protection of birds finds special consideration.
The Katinger Watt NABU Nature Centre
The NABU Nature Centre at Katinger Watt organizes guided tours and exhibitions and it also protects an1100-hectares
(7413 acres) nature preserve that serves as a resting area for migratory birds, making it a paradise for bird fanciers.
Crane Information Centre Gross Mohrdorf
The Baltic coast, between the islands of Rügen, Bock and the Zinger Peninsula contains the largest crane resting places of
Central Europe. The Information Centre takes care of the protection of the cranes and it looks after the numerous nature friends
who come here to watch these majestic birds, especially during their spectacular autumn migration.
National Park Schleswig-Holstein’s Wadden Sea, Germany
The national park’s objective is to protect the wadden sea ecosystem’s diversity by ensuring its undisturbed development.
British Butterfly Conservation, UK
The British Butterfly Conservation Organization has prepared conservation programs for more than
60 threatened species of butterfly and moth.
Birdlife International, UK
Birdlife International is involved in the protection of sea birds (actually mainly albatrosses and petrels).
Oriental Bird Club (OBC), UK
OBC research projects for bird conservation in Asia.
Black-chested Buzzard Eagle/Geranoaetus melanoleucus
In the actual issue of the magazine “Focus on Wildlife” you can read thrilling stories
which experienced and renowned birdwatchers from all over the world made with their
Leica Sport Optics products. You will find it at your Leica dealer or in the internet at