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Migratory birds in Burundi

The World Migratory Bird Day will be an opportunity for Burundian to learn what migratory birds are and their importance for biodiversity conservation. Different activities will be organized:
- exposition of Migratory birds,
- talks on migratory birds
- birdwatching
- the National Television will report on the day

World Migratory Birds Day 2008

The small fishing village of Parit Jawa in the southern state of Johor has something special - the Lesser Adjutant (about 40), which feed in the mudflats of the estuary. The event will be lead by the Johor Tourism Action Council and will be assisted by the Forestry Dept., Wildlife Dept., Johor State Parks Corporation (PTNJ) and the Malaysian Nature Society, Johor Branch will act as the Secretariat.

The local community of Parit Jawa with the village heads of the nearby villages will also help as well as the Muar City Council.

WMBD 2008 Activities in Cameroon

Television, radio and newspaper interviews on climate change issues, highlighting the global effects of climate change using the results of recent scientific research and report. Experts like some University Dons and officials in the Ministries of the Forestry and Wildlife and Environment and Nature Protection will be invited.

World Migration Bird Day 2008 - Gargano Italy

Day event for the study and knowledge of migration of birds in the great hot-spot of Gargano.

Festival Internacional de las aves migratorias - International festival of migratory birds

Se llevan a cabo inauguración en la plaza pública del Puerto de San Blas, Nayarit. Hay 10 rutas de observación de aves, talleres infantiles, conferencias, concursos de artes plasticas, eventos culturales y exposiciones.

An international bird festival will be opened on the public plaza in the Port of San Blas, Nayarit. A presentation of 10 migratory bird species will be given accompanied by a workshop for children, conferences, a contest of plastic arts, cultural events and exhibitions.

Awareness Campaign in the villages & schools nearby wetland habitats

The awareness campaign will be carried out by showing the local people clippings and powerpoint presentations, highlighting the importance of wetland habitats. The nature lovers and school children will be taken to the nearby wetlands for practical observations. The study and observations on the potential threats will be carried out involving a local team.
Further more there is a Bird Race at two
locations of Rajasthan i.e. Bharatpur & Udaipur and slide shows.
The local media will cover the event.

Nuestras aves migratorias

Se realizaran poster mostrando la diversidad de especies migrantes qiue habitan nuestra region, ademas de artuculos en periodicos, radios y television.

Plumas Purpuras will organise a poster exhibition, presenting the diversity of native migratory species. The event will be featured on radio and TV and also announcent in local newspapers.

Bengal Florican Survey and Awareness

We are conducting surveys of Bengal Florican in three grasslands sites, namely in: Khauraha Phanta, Lamkauli Phanta and Baghaura Phanta.

Moreover, talks with the press are planned. We will also disseminate knowledge on this issue through our radio programme.

World Migratory Bird Day Celebrations

Local community groups or site support groups will be celebrating the day at different sites including South Nandi, Tana, Kinangop, Kereita, Kakamega, Mida creek, Dakatcha, Mt. Kenya, Yala, Dunga and Chereng'ani through various activities.
Some of these include birdwatching, video shows, clean-up exercises, talks and discussions, tree planting, raising awareness on bird identification, speeches from invited guests and entertainment.

Migratory Birds Promoting Cultural Diversity in Botswana

The celebration activities will include purchasing and printing promotional t-shirts with the World Migratory Bird Day 2010 theme.

Moreover, there will be a morning bird walk to Mogobane Dam under the leadership of experienced guides who will instruct the children on aspects regarding birds.

The day will end with a show expressing Botswana's diverse culture performed by school children. Various schools will participate and perform choral singing, dancing, dramas depicting conservation issues and cooking traditional dishes.


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