Media Event

Public walk & Presentation to create awarness on Houbara Bustard & other migratory birds

Baluchistan, a Pakistani province, offers great consitions in terms of topography and climate for migratory birds arriving from the freezing Central Asian Republic and Siberia.

The Houbara Bustard is one of the migratory birds to mention at this point.

The birds arrive to various parts of Pakistan including Nag Valley District Washuk Balochistan from the cold central Asian states during November and December every year. Their return usually starts from February until the end of March.

World Migratory Bird Day 2010

This year's WMBD event will be taking place on Rawal Lake in Islamabad.

The event involves birdwatching activities and a poster on Rawal Lake's birds.
Moreover, school children and the media environment journalists forum will be present.

We are also showing a documentary with the title "Waterfowl in Pakistan" made by the Pakistan Wetlands Programme WWF-P and educate on threatened birds species.

Celebration of World Migratory Bird Day 2010

For this year's World Migratory Bird Day, Bird Conservation Nepal is planning a great range of events in order to save those in crisis!

Overview of events:

1.Awareness programme at Jagdishpur:

Jagdishpur is one of the 27 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of Nepal. Jagdishpur Wetland areas, comprising 225 ha., was declared as a Ramsar Site in 2003 mainly on the basis of migratory water birds and threatened mammals found in the area.

Campagne pour la conservation de l'habitat du héron bihoreau sur le lac Nokoué - Campaign for the conservation of the night heron's habitat at lake Nokoué

Sô-Ava est un village situé à une vingtaine de kilomètre au nord de Cotonou (capitale économique du Bénin). Ce village est bâti sur un vaste complexe fluvio-lagunaire édifié par la rivière Sô et la lac Nokoué qui est le plus grand plan d’eau lacustre du Bénin en communication directe avec l’océan Atlantique. C’est un site Ramsar (zone 1018).

Migratory Birds Week

This year's event includes a photo competition as well as various other competitions and also birdwatching activities.

Furthermore, media related to migratory birds will be present and discussions on this topic are planned.

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.

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