Media Event

"Illegal Killing of Migratory Birds" Educational Lecture in Dsegh Village, Armenia


For many years Armenian Society for the Protection of Birds NGO (BirdLife in Armenia) has participated in World Migratory Bird Day campaign and has organised various events, such as educational lectures, birdwatching trips, movie presentations and many other activities related to the topic of Migratory Birds.

This year, our team made a decision to organise an Educational Lecture in Nature Visitor Center in Dsegh Village (Lori Province, northern part of Armenia).

Birdwaching and Counting

Last ten year bird consultant use this place for beginer birdwacher to lear shorebirds or waterbirds. and this place is favorite place or stop over migratory shorebirds, that's why we use this place for birwatching, identification or cunting.

Living in Harmony with Migratory Birds

Over the last 2 years, Biodiversity Society found that migratory birds, especially Oriental Honey Buzzard and Japanese Sparrow-hawk use the same place in Mount Slamet Forest for roosting site. Some of them roosted in the village which are really close to human settlements. In order to increase awareness on local people, we would like to promote this information to local villagers, so they can live in harmony with migratory birds and protect the area from poachers who are still frequently present in Indonesia.

Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day 2016 in Limboto Lake, Gorontalo

Gorontalo Biodiversity Forum is going to celebrate the World Migratory Bird Day 2016 for the first time in Gorontalo region of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The main objective of the event is to raise public awareness of migratory bird and their conservation action especially on protecting their habitat of Limboto Lake, one of the important spot for migratory bird and other endemic faunas in Gorontalo. On the day of 10 May 2016, we are going to have birding at Limboto Lake in the morning and then continuing with educational activity and media trip.

Igdir Aras River Bird Paradise World Migratory Bird Day and Global Big Day

We will celebrate the 10. anniversary of Aras River Bird Banding, Research, and Education Center with bird banding demonstration, birdwatching, a big day attempt, a press conference and our campaign to from the pointless Tuzluca Dam. Please join more than 60,000 signatures to

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration at Aras Bird Research & Education Center

As previous years World Migratory Bird Day will be celebrated at Aras Bird Research and Education Center in Igdir, northeastern Turkey. Aras Valley is an important bird migration site where millions of passerines and soaring birds migrate from Africa to Eurasia and vice versa.

World Migratory Bird Day 2015 is Being Celebrated at Karatas and Burdur Lakes

The 6th Regional Directorate of The Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs is organizing the WMBD in Burdur, southwestern Turkey with increasing participation of GOs and NGOs each year.

Burdur Nature Conservation and National Parks Directorate is going to host the WMBD event with the participation of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University students, Turk Hava Kurumu Secondary School students and teachers, Burdur Birdwatching Society members, Lisinia Wildlife Rehabilitation Center team and volunteers, local people, GO and NGO representatives and press.

Media event on mitigation marking of power line

The NamPower/Namibia Nature Foundation will organise a media event on the marking of NamPower's new Walvis Bay-Kuiseb power line at Walvis Bay, Namibia. The power line is being mitigated for potential collisions of waterbirds, including intra-African migrants Lesser Flamingo and Greater Flamingo. A media package will be compiled and distributed, including a detailed media release and WMBD publicity materials. The power line is due to be marked in May/June 2015 and handed over in June/July. The media will also be invited to the handing over ceremony for follow-up publicity.

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.


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