Festival

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY-PARQUE NACIONAL NATURAL NEVADO DEL HUILA

 

The activity that we will perform is in a National Park in Colombia (PARQUE NACIONAL NEVADO DEL HUILA). In the indigenous communities the provided material will support learning activities and underpin the importance of the park's ecosystem and habitat of present migratory species. It will help to understand the patterns of migration and shaping records based on observations on field trips to areas of forests. We will conduct workshops, birdwatching, drawing birds and recordings of bird songs.

World Migratory Bird Day celebration - Iraq

We want to inform you that the Iraqi Organisation for Conservation of Nature (IOCN) in conjunction with Department of Environment of college of science of Qadisiya university will celebrates in the upcoming WMBD helding in Al-Dalmaj marsh southrn Iraq which is considered one of the most important route for bird annual migration, this festival will conclude some lectures led by expert to create awarness between the stackeholder and distribute boruchures and posters regarding to this important issue.

World Migratory Birds Day 2015

The event will to take place in the period from 14 - 16 May 2015 in ElHaj abdalla at Gezeira, an area sensitive to the migratory soaring birds; Gezeira embraces giant agricultural schemes, in addition to some important wetlands. These together with irrigation canals form an important habitat for migratory soaring birds. Grid of power lines criss-cross the Gezira scheme, supplying energy to the irrigated schemes as well as heavily populated residential areas. The power lines are relatively old.

Educational Activities within the framework of the WMBD in Kazakhstan

Local NGO - partners of ACBK - will conduct World Migratory Bird Day on different days, in 13 cities and villages, including Almaty, Karaganda, Ust-Kamenogorsk, Petropavlovsk, Kostanay etc. Target group are school-children and students. Lections, various competitions, presentations will be carried out.

Raising National Profile for Migratory Birds in Kenya

Processions will be held at the first 5 sites, including public meetings with speeches, children singing, banners and posters of WMBD. The local Site Support Groups will organise these events. A special bird walk with a focus on migratory birds will take place on 5 April at Nairobi National Park (a minibus will be hired to bring people there). There will be extensive media coverage and articles in the press. A report with pictures will be produced and sent to the BirdLife Africa Secretariat

WINGS

WINGS is the central launching event of the first WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD). It promisses to be a magical and poignant artistic creation by a group of well known international artists and performers to help celebrate the launch of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). WINGS will take place on the edge of the Great Rift Valley - at Ol Ari Nyiro, Laikipia Nature Conservancy on the 9th April 2006 and is an initiative from Ms Kuki and Sveva Gallmann and the Great Rift Valley Trust.

ALAS

We will conduct an educational workshop about migratory birds and a slide show for kids. Emphasis was made on main threats to these birds and on a “friendly behavior to birds”. A drawing session is planned.

World Migratory Bird Day in Romania

Every year the National Bird Day is celebrated in Romania on 1 April. Because it is an old tradition for our country we decided to include this event in the celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day. We organized several activities meant to attract people’s attention on birds and the need to protect them.

Happy Bird Day

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission’s (M-NCPPC) parks naturalists and the Friends of Locust Grove invite park visitors, nature lovers and bird enthusiasts to celebrate spring and welcome migratory birds at “Happy Bird Day,” Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Locust Grove Nature Center in Cabin John Regional Park at 7777 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, Maryland.

Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival

April 21: 2nd Annual Pro-Enviro Fair at the University Sports & Fitness Center, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration for \\\\\\\"Birdwatching the Best Birds\\\\\\\". Free movie (7:00 pm): Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill\\\\\\\", UVI auditorium.

April 22: \\\\\\\"Birding for Beginners\\\\\\\" at the UVI Marine Science Center, 8:00 - 10:00 am. Free movie (7:00 pm) \\\\\\\"March of the Penguins\\\\\\\", UVI auditorium.

April 29: Submission of checklists and awards for Birding the Best Birds, UVI, 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.

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