World Migratory Bird Day in Focus at UN Day Celebrations in Bonn

The Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and its associated Agreements also called the CMS Family took part in the annual UN Day celebrations on Bonn's Market Square on 12 October.  Acting Executive Secretary joined the CMS Family team, meeting with Mayor and other city officials, heads other UN agencies, members of the diplomatic corps, and representatives of other organizations participating in the event.  

15.10.2019

Thousands Gear up for World Migratory Bird Day’s Second Peak Celebration on 12 October

The second peak day celebration of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2019 is taking place on Saturday, 12 October, and an astonishing number of events have been registered around the globe.  

10.10.2019
A Laysan Albatross feeds its chick, photograph by Pete Leary

The Albatross and the Cigarette Lighter

You are going on a bird-watching holiday.  You travel to a seabird island, say in the North Pacific.  On arrival you are delighted to see thousands of albatrosses spread right across the island.  Your guide tells you the albatrosses are nearly at the end of their breeding season and that nearly all the birds before your admiring gaze are chicks that have lost their downy feathers and will soon fly away to sea, not to return for four years or more.

8.10.2019

World Migratory Bird Day 2019 Sparks Major Support

Awareness-raising activity for children in Misurata, Libya © Abd Alati Elsowayeb/Libyan Organization For Conservation Of Nature (LOCN)

7.6.2019

World Migratory Bird Day: Birds Globally Threatened by Plastic Waste

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9.5.2019

ALBATROSS Screening to mark World Migratory Bird Day 2019

8.5.2019

World Migratory Bird Day 2019 - Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution

Bonn, 6 March 2019 – Every year, World Migratory Bird Day presents an annual theme aiming to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire people and organizations around the world to take measures for their conservation. This year’s theme − “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” − will put the spotlight on the negative impact of plastic pollution on migratory birds and their habitats.

6.3.2019

WMBD Benefit Concert Held in Rome

Bonn, Germany, 13 May 2019 – for the seventh consecutive year, the Corale Lirica San Rocco operatic choir performed in a benefit concert in support of the cause of bird conservation on the occasion of World Migratory Bird Day.  After venues in Bonn for the first four years, and the choir’s home city Bologna in 2017 and 2018, the concert was held in the Palazzo Rospigliosi on Rome’s Quirinal Hill.

14.5.2019

RT Marco Lambertini: #WorldMigratoryBirdDay 2019 focuses on plastic #pollution and its impact on #seabirds. #Microplastics is found in stomachs of 90% of seabirds globally, compared to only 5% in 1960. Let’s #StopPlasticPollution by reducing, collecting & recycling. Everyone has to play its part. https://twitter.com/WWF_DG/status/1123711137508409345

8.5.2019

The Environment and Protected Areas Authority of Sharjah celebrates World Migratory Bird Day at Wasit Wetland Centre  https://twitter.com/EPAA_SHJ

8.5.2019

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