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RT @SEO_BirdLife: Las aves migratorias son de altos vuelos. El ánsar índico es el ave que más altura alcanza: más de 8.000 metros sobre el nivel del mar. El tarro canelo, que podéis ver en España, se cruza el Himalaya tan pichi https://buff.ly/2rCSqPH


In their incredible journeys, birds brave the ferocity of nature’s forces and suffer from the most negative side effects of humankind’s development. Today is the day to raise our voices to remember the beauty of nature and the reasons why we want and need to protect it. https://t.co/3eUbN3gOid


#Habitatloss threatens the survival of #migratorybirds, who rely on good breeding, feeding and stopover sites. https://t.co/ik0w0jf0w8


Migration: Incredible Animal Journeys by Mike Unwin and Jenni Desmond

The WMBD team and Bloomsbury Children’s Books are running a giveaway contest on Twitter ! Retweet to win 1 of 5 copies of Migration, a stunning illustrated children’s book that follows the stories of 20 animal migrations. The contest closes on 12 May. 


Interview with Mike Unwin, author of Migration

What inspired you to write a children’s book about animal migration?

I have lived in both England and southern Africa, and it has never ceased to amaze me how I see the same birds - such as swallows, willow warblers and common sandpipers - in both places. Their journeys from one continent to another twice a year are mind-boggling. They also seem to offer a lesson to us humans: that some things are bigger than borders and barriers. 



RT @CAR_Cundi: ¡El #TerritorioCAR se une al #WorldMigratoryBirdDay! Y tú también puedes ser parte de él este, próximo 12 de mayo con este numeral en nuestras redes sociales. 


RT @orcoastaquarium: "Hurry! We gotta get to the aviary, the Aquarium is celebrating World Migratory Bird Day THIS Saturday!" Join your feathered friends in celebrating with raffles, family-friendly activities, and extra seabird, vulture, and pelican presentations from 10 AM to 3 PM.