Festival

Birds For Trees

We plan to make the event happen along side the Lagos Carnival 2015. Thereby creating more awareness among carnival visitors. The flyers will be distributed and a banner will most likely be made. We hope to see you there.

WONDERFUL MIGRATION OF BIRDS

A photoexhibition of birds is being organised on the theme of "Wonderful Migration of birds". All pictures will be shown in the exhibition. They are made by Guldev Raj, wildlife photographer and head of Himalayan avians foundation.

CÁCERES BIRD FESTIVAL

Caceres Bird Festival, Spain

The ornithological and environmental wealth of Caceres, a World Heritage Site and the third Monumental Site in Europe, is the theme for this festival which takes place each year in May and which enables us to enjoy and discover the capital city of Caceres from a different perspective.

Living in Harmony with Migratory Birds

Banyumas, a regency in Central Java Province, Indonesia, is a destination for hundreds of migratory birds every year. They use areas of forest  in Banyumas for roosting while they migrate to tropical areas. Unfortunately, the conservation of migratory birds has to compete for attention with other issues.

WMBD is a strategic opoprtunity for raising awareness of the importance of saving forests as the home of thousands of wild animals, including migratory birds.

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.

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