World Migratory Bird Day Celebration at Lake Kuyucuk RAMSAR site

As it has been celebrated the last two years, KuzeyDoga Society will organise an event at Lake Kuyucuk, Turkey's 13th, eastern Anatolia's first RAMSAR site and European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) site of 2009.

Dr. Cagan Sekercioglu, president of the KuzeyDoga Society, will give a speech on the importance of the day and the wetlands for the migrating birds.

Local villagers, local administrators and local school children will attend the event.

Moreover, children will participate in birdwatching activities around the lake, organise a footbal game and will have a picnic around the lake.

Besides Istanbul International Community, high school students and teachers will attend the event. The local press will be there to report about the activities.

Lake Kuyucuk, Arpacay, Kars 40° 44' 13.5312" N, 43° 27' 6.3828" E
Start date: 
Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 00:00
End date: 
Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 02:00
Website: 
http://www.kuzeydoga.org