Contact us

Phone No: +971 2 693 4455
Fax: +971 2 499 7287
P.O. Box: 129555, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Get in Touch

Our Story
Who We Are

IFHC is a global leader in pre-emptive species conservation, which, for more than forty years, has used science to pioneer ground-breaking techniques to restore wild populations of the houbara bustard.

Learn More

Vision & Mission

Vision & Mission

Governing Board

Discover Our History

Meet Our Partners

Meet Our

Meet the Bustards

The bustard birds make up the Otididae family and are large-bodied birds with long legs and slender necks. Members of the bustard family include the great bustard, Arabian bustard, great Indian bustard, lesser florican, Bengal florican, kori bustard, black-bellied bustard, Australian bustard, and the houbara bustard.

Discover the Species

Our Work
A Tale of Two Birds

The story of the houbara and the falcon can be traced back almost two millennia. The two birds are inextricably linked to the development of human culture and have a heritage worthy of preservation.

Learn More

Learn more about captive breeding

Discover the
Asian Houbara

Ranging from Mongolia to the Arabian Peninsula, the majority of the global population breed in northeast Asia and migrate south during winter, while some resident populations can be found in the southern parts of its range.

Explore Migration Patterns

Discover the
North African Houbara

Now regarded as a distinct species from the Asian houbara, the majority of the population is found in Morocco and Algeria. It is not a migratory bird, instead limiting its movement within local natural areas.

View Population Map


Press Releases

Annual Reports

Discover the
Arabian Bustard

Inhabiting dry savanna, grassland, and desert, it can be found in the Saheel region of Africa with a small population in the southwestern part of the Arabian Peninsula (Saudi Arabia and Yemen).

View Resident Countries