2008 WMBD at Shidvar Island, Iran

As a result of the UNEP/GEF SCWP awareness program WMBD was celebrated for the first time at Shidvar Island in Hormozgan Province of Iran. A field visit and birdwatching program were organized for more than 41 local students. The students studied the birds and they were presented with some information about the habitats. Drawing and painting competitions were implemented and after the birdwatching event special prizes were provided to the drawings of the winners. This campaign was covered by the local media and reported in the news. Also a brochure was designed and published specially for WMBD 2008.

Shidvar Island, Hormozgan Province 26° 47' 27.9132" N, 53° 24' 39.078" E
Start date: 
Monday, May 12, 2008 - 00:00
End date: 
Sunday, January 1, 2006 - 01:00
Website: 
http://www.hormozgandoe.ir