Their Future is Our Future!

Find out why our future is linked to the future of migratory birds

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Watch the majestic bearded vulture, also known as a lammergeyer, prepare its lunch! #WMBD2017 #TheirFutureOurFuture


The Bald Eagle, a CMS Appendix II species, is recovering, but is still heavily threatened by habitat loss. #WMBD2017 #TheirFutureOurFuture


Wildlife biologist, Heather Wilson, is a pilot who flies to remote landscapes and conducts aerial surveys of #migratorybirds. #TheirFutureOurFuture #WMBD2017 Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP-CMS) AEWA


Bernie Krause, a soundscape ecologist, shows us how ecosystems are under threat. Ever wondered what extinction sounds like? #TheirFutureOurFuture #WMBD2017 Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals


Jonny Rankin, a British birdwatching enthusiast, developed the 'Dove Step' initiative to try to save the Turtle Dove, a #migratorybird, which has declined by 80% in Europe since 1980. He will walk over 700 miles of the bird’s migratory route in Spain to raise awareness and funding for the conservation of this species. #WMBD2017 #TheirFutureOurFuture BirdLife International Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals


There are as few as 100 breeding pairs of spoon-billed sandpipers in the wild and at a rate of 25 percent rate of decline each year, the species could be extinct within a decade. #TheirFutureOurFuture #WMBD2017


The Yellow Sea is an important stopover site for many #migratorybirds, including the spoon-billed sandpiper. Conserving these wetlands is necessary to ensure the survival of waterbird species. #TheirFutureOurFuture #WMBD2017