Educational Activity

Quad Cities World Migratory Bird Day

The Quad Cities Botanical Center in cooperation with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Guardians of the Prairie and Forest, and other partners will be hosting a World Migratory Bird Day event on June 2nd 2018.  The event intends to target people of all ages and interests in birds but especially will have fun games and activities for families with children.  We will have speakers that will address bird conservation issues.  We will also have free flighted raptors to engage kids with birds.  An agenda of the event is available at the link below. 

Wounaan World Migratory Day Bird Count

Bird watching with Oropendolas Negras in Puerto Lara followed by a community meeting and mini-festival with drawings and imitating local bird calls.

2018 World Migratory Bird Day at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Environment for the Americas coordinates WMBD in the Americas to increase awareness and motivate conservation of the migratory birds we share across borders. It is a celebration of one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird -its journey between breeding and non-breeding grounds. The program was created by Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center to focus public attention on the need for action to conserve birds and their habitats.

Migratory Bird Day at Clark County Wetlands Park

Clark County Wetlands Park hosts its 5th Annual Migratory Bird Day with birding walks, Discovery Stations, activities, crafts and more. A free, family-friendly event at the Wetlands Park Nature Center. Partners include the Las Vegas Wash Coordination Committee, Red Rock Audubon Society, Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, Nevada Department of Wildlife, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Get Outdoors Nevada, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, the Nevada Dept. of Transportation, and Las Vegas-Clark County Libraries

Pintando Migratorias

Painting Migratory Birds

Environmental education activity that seeks to sensitize children, youth and adults to the processes of bird migration in the Neotropics through painting, video and music. This activity has been carried out for 6 years and has generated valuable contributions to the knowledge of birds and their mirgration in the Central Andes of Colombia.

World Migratory Bird Day 2018 "Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation" with HIMPUS

     We, UKM HIMPUS - student representation of Veterinary Faculty of Syiah Kuala University, will carry out our second organized event to spread the word about WMBD. In 2015, UKM HIMPUS participated in a WMBD event organized by Aceh Birder. In 2016 - 2017 UKM HIMPUS continued WMBD celebrations as an organizer. So, this year we would like to continue our engagement in WMBD celebrations.

The series of activities that we propose starting in April 30th and then May 13th, 2018 as the peak of the celebration, namely:

World Migratory Bird Day at San Diego NWR

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex and California State Parks are partnering to offer an educational event at an up and coming location on San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The areas surrounding the Bayside Birding and Walking trail have undergone extensive habitat restoration and is seeing heightened traffic due to the opening of the adjacent Bikeway Village. World Migratory Bird day is a great time to familiarize locals with this beautiful resource and kick off monthly guided bird tours with a volunteer event, art projects, and birding tutorials!

Spóahátíð

BirdLife Iceland, The Icelandic Institute of Natural History, The South Iceland Research Centre of University of Iceland and Katla UNESCO Global Geopark will jointly host a birdwatching and an educational event on May 12th.

World Migratory Bird Day at River Point Bird Observatory

World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated annually at River Point Conservation Area, where BRI, our partners, and the community join together in a celebration of migratory birds. This event takes place early May and features a day filled with fun and activities such as bird walks, nature walks, and the unique opportunity to see research in action through bird banding demonstrations. This event is free and open to the public. Visit our webpage at briloon.org/WMBD for a schedule of events and directions to River Point Conservation Area.

Get up with the Birds! By Nature Conservancy of Canada

Join bird experts and staff from the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Learn tips on how to identify birds by sound and sight. Bring your binoculars and field guides.   Registration required, to do so please visit www.york.ca/forestevents or call 1-877-464-9675. Registration begins on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  Recommended for ages 10 and up.

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