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Mongolia - World Migratory Bird Day 2015

Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia, Mongolian Bird Watching Club and Environmnetal Department of Oyu Tolgoi LLC will organize this year's event through giving speeches on what migratory birds are and threats to them in terms of emerging energy needs during their long distance migration as well as breeding and wintering grounds. We will also hold a Birdwatching session with the participants to raise their knowledge on birds in one of the importanty wetlands near capital city Ulaanbaatar.  

World Migratory Bird Day 2015

Mongolian Ornithological Society in collaboration with Mongolica Co.Ltd is going to celebrate the event for the fourth time in Mongolia. This year the purpose of the event is to raise public awareness of migratory birds and their conservation actions. In this frame, we’re going to conduct a contest of hand drawings and sculptures named “Migratory Birds” among 13-year-old school children from high schools in Ulaanbaatar. On the day of 9th May, 2015 the best hand drawings and sculptures from the contest will be put on exhibition.

World Migratory Birds Day 2015

The event will to take place in the period from 14 - 16 May 2015 in ElHaj abdalla at Gezeira, an area sensitive to the migratory soaring birds; Gezeira embraces giant agricultural schemes, in addition to some important wetlands. These together with irrigation canals form an important habitat for migratory soaring birds. Grid of power lines criss-cross the Gezira scheme, supplying energy to the irrigated schemes as well as heavily populated residential areas. The power lines are relatively old.

Raising National Profile for Migratory Birds in Kenya

Processions will be held at the first 5 sites, including public meetings with speeches, children singing, banners and posters of WMBD. The local Site Support Groups will organise these events. A special bird walk with a focus on migratory birds will take place on 5 April at Nairobi National Park (a minibus will be hired to bring people there). There will be extensive media coverage and articles in the press. A report with pictures will be produced and sent to the BirdLife Africa Secretariat

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day in Uganda

The following activities are being proposed for NatureUganda’s participation: 1. Press Release and Panel discussion; a panel discussion / press briefing will be organized by NatureUganda, where print and electronic media will be invited. The panel discussion / press briefing will be followed by a press release. The release will announce the launch of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) on the weekend of 8/9 April 2006, and also release some information about the Bird Flu (Avian Flu).

Birdwatching Activity in Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of Macedonia

Birdlife Macedonia is planning to celebrate that day visiting some IBAs in Macedonia with BSPSM members and students from biology (and ecology). Information on that day should also be distributed to the media.


WINGS is the central launching event of the first WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD). It promisses to be a magical and poignant artistic creation by a group of well known international artists and performers to help celebrate the launch of the World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). WINGS will take place on the edge of the Great Rift Valley - at Ol Ari Nyiro, Laikipia Nature Conservancy on the 9th April 2006 and is an initiative from Ms Kuki and Sveva Gallmann and the Great Rift Valley Trust.

World Migratory Bird Day in Romania

Every year the National Bird Day is celebrated in Romania on 1 April. Because it is an old tradition for our country we decided to include this event in the celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day. We organized several activities meant to attract people’s attention on birds and the need to protect them.

Awareness Campaign on Migratory Bird Species and the Avian Influenza in Sri Lanka

Our activities for the WMBD:

1. Continue the National Bird Ringing program specially to study the migrant species
2. Conduct a lecture on “Latest on Bird Flu & Migratory Birds” at the University of Colombo by the foremost ornithologist in the country, Prof.S.W.Kotagama
3. Awareness among the mass public through newspaper articles, electronic media
4. Organized a research + excursion covering the 8/9 April weekend to Yala East National Park

Birdwatching and Conference-Media Event on Avian Influenza in Guayaquil, Ecuador

We are going to invite the birders, local people and local media to join our agenda for a the birdwatching activities for the 9th of April in Lago de Capeira - Guayaquil area, were we will have a \\\"Birdathon with the members of Capeira Ecological Group\\\", as well as, invite them to participate in a conference-media event \\\"Migratory Birds, Birdwatching and their relation with Avian Influenza\\\" on April 11th at Ecotec so they will learn more about the importance of migratory birds in birdwatching-turistic activities for Ecuador as well as the damage that miss-information on Avian In


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