The Bombay Natural History Society is the largest organisation engaged in conservation research in the Indian subcontinent. Founded on September 15, 1883, this organisation is dedicated to promoting conservation through scientific study. Its headquarters are in the specially constructed Hornbill House is Southern Mumbai. It is commonly known by its acronym, BNHS.
While the BNHS acts primarily as a society of wildlife enthusiasts in Mumbai, it is also involved in sponsoring studies in Indian wildlife and conservation. It publishes a four-monthly journal, entitled The Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, as well as a quarterly magazine, Hornbill.
The BNHS' logo is a hornbill (giving rise to its magazine's name).