About Us

The White-bellied Heron Working Group is part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission (SSC) Heron Specialist Group. The White-belied Heron Working Group’s function is to act as a coordinating body to ensure an active and strategic approach to the conservation of the White-bellied Heron.


What We Do

The Working Group brings together dedicated individuals from research institutions, non-governmental and governmental organisations. It comprises people from all White-bellied Heron range states, as well as those offering additional required expertise and support.

We provide:

  • Funding and fundraising support in-line with the WBH Conservation Strategy
  • Capacity Development opportunities – linking and providing skills, knowledge exchange, training and formal qualifications
  • Support in obtaining in-kind donations
  • Support in the form of advice and guidance.

Where We Work

White-bellied Heron range states, including – Bhutan, India, Myanmar and China. We are most active in Bhutan and India where there are more opportunities to develop and support work on the species.

Contact Details

32a, 32A Thurloe Pl, Kensington, London SW7 2HQ, UK

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Photo Credits

Featured image: Rebecca Pradhan