Media Event

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.

World Migratory Bird Day in Iraq

In May 2011 Nature Iraq has arranged several activities, including:

  • Birdwatching and Bird Training;
  • Ecotourism;
  • Bird related public awareness raising.

Nature Iraq will have an exhibition at the French cultural center in Erbil, and an event/lecture (from 14th-16th of May) highlighting the migratory routes through Iraq and the Iraqi marshlands.

Celebration of WMBD

This WMBD event in Egypt includes birdwatching campaigns, school visits to do some eductional activities and to distribute information materials and also news paper press releases.

Birdwatching, awareness raising activities & media event at Loktak Lake

On the occassion of WMBD 2011, the media should be sensitized for WMBD and migratory birds at Imphal. Another part of the programme will be awareness raising activities addressing students and young school children around the peripherial areas of the Loktak Lake, which will be followed by birdwatching activities and a photo competition.

Visits to schools to give talks awareness

Awareness talks about the importance of preserving natural areas as an effective way to protect biodiversity, focusing on migratory birds arriving in Jujuy.

Birds on air

Each week Rénatura is on air to make people aware about biodiversity and the protection of endangered animals. This week the subject will be migratory birds and the dangers of land use change. We will also talk about bird's record and tell some African tales.

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