The SALEM ORNITHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION (சேலம் பறவையியல் கழகம்) is a nonprofit organization committed to bird research and conservation in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. The Foundation is actively involved in spreading the joy of bird watching and the importance of bird conservation to students and public alike through various outreach and education programs.

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Logo of the Salem Ornithological Foundation

The Foundation was formerly known as United Salem for Bird Life.  SOF recommends and encourages birders to use eBird (India) to keep track of bird sightings and for monitoring.

DARTER is the quarterly e-magazine brought out by the Foundation. It will feature all the important sightings, notable observations and all the birding activities in Salem. It is published as சிறகு in Tamil. We also publish articles and other works by birders and nature enthusiasts submitted to us.

Get in touch with us: birdforchange@gmail.com or +91-9489503116.