flyway destination: Migratory Birds and Tourism

The event, which is supported by the migratory Soaring bird Project, will take two days: The first day is bird watching at the Sunot Bird Protected Area, which lies in the White Nile in the Khartoum State. The bird watching will be carried out early in the morning around 7:00 am. Stake holders will be informed about the types of migratory birds, the role they play in maintaining ecosystems and controlling pest, their recreational and economical values. Emphasis will be placed on the Migratory Soaring Birds (MSB) contests will be arranged among the stakeholders to identify the MSB.
The venue for the second day will be the Grand Holiday Villa Hotel. The activities involved will include a video and an exhibition on MSB, a presentation by one of the stakeholders on MSB and ecotourism, a presentation on migratory birds on Sudanese culture and community poetry on migratory birds. This will be followed by a general discussion after which gifts and certificates will be granted. The event will be wrapped up by Sudanese Band Music.

Khartoum Bird Protected Area (watching)/ Grant Holiday villa Hotel (Festivals) 15° 30' 2.3544" N, 32° 33' 35.6364" E
Start date: 
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 00:00
End date: 
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 02:00
Website: 
http://www.migratorysoaringbirds.undp.birdlife.org