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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.

Dia Mundial de las aves migratorias - World Migratory Bird Day

This year's event involves activities related to migratory birds and their habitats. All communities living closeby to this ecosystem are educated through enviromental education activities and programs.

Celebrating Migratory Birds in Tunisia

As in previous years, celebrations for World Migratory Bird Day, organized by the Association ‹‹Les Amis des Oiseaux›› (AAO), the BirdLife Partner in Tunisia, are running over the period from April to May.

AAO and its national partners started with a National Bird Migration Camp at the Important Bird Area (IBA) TN004 Jebel El Haouaria (also known as Jebel Sidi Abiod) on the Cape Bon from 3 to 11 April 2010.

WMBD in Asturias

This year's event involves the exposition of stamp collections related to birds, posters about migration routes in Europe and photos of migratory birds.

There will be a birdwatching event at Ria de Aviles (Aviles stuary) on 8/9 May 2010.

Children have the possibility to participate in a guided tour to the exposition.

Furthermore, conferences at two collgeges are planned and a presentation with local authorities and media will be held.

Pelatihan Pengamatan Satwa

Aceh is a province that still possesses the natural wealth of biodiversity, both flora and fauna, in particular birds are dominant. Birds have a significant role for the balance of ecosystems and need to be preserved and maintained. Moreover, birds constitute an important indicator in the assessment of quality and productivity of the environment as they are relatively easy to locate. Besides birds, Aceh is also home to various other rare animal species: Among others, Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus), the Sumatran Tiger (Panther tigris sumatrae) and many more.

Madagascar Birdwatching event

During the last 10 years QMM and Birdlife International have organised birdwatching events to increase awareness on biodiversity loss in Madagascar.

This year's birdwatching event will be celebrated in November 2010 and an additional event will be organised especially for migratory birds.
There will be a birdwatching event at Ehoala beach, a film projection at school and a presentation for QMM employees.

Music, dance and lectures to celebrate migratory birds

Nature Conservation Committee in association with Birds Bangladesh, Nijhumdweep Wetland Center will organise music, dance and a lecture on saving migratory birds. A film will be shown on migratory birds as well as a bird photo exhibition. A children painting contest on birds will also be part of the programme.

World Migratory Birds Day 2011 Celebrations

  • Seminar on the topic of "Kot Addu - A Major Habitat for Migratory Birds" will be held in Jinah Hall Kot Addu in which promos and videos will also be exhibited.
  • Exhibition of Migratory Bird pictures for students.
  • Birdwatching event will be held at Taunsa Barrage Wildlife Sanctuary.

Bird watching at Sakumo Ramsar Site

The event will be organized by the Ghana Wildlife Division in collaboration with Friends of Ramsar Sites (a local NGO). Over 200 children and teachers from six basic schools from the catchment communities of the Sakumo Ramsar Site will meet for an educational programme on a range of topics - bird migration, wetlands, climate change, etc. This will be followed by a field visit to the site for bird watching. A press release on the event will be published on the 14th of May 2011.

Oiseaux des zones humides - Birds in wetlands

Lycée d'Awaé will show a documentary about birds in wetlands. Additionally, posters about wetlands and birds in their environment will be placed in schools and on strategic points in Awaé making students and people aware about this topic.

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