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PRESS RELEASE: englishfrançaisespañol | deutsch (8 May 2008)

FACT SHEET UPDATE: english (available on 10 May 2008)

CONTACTS (for more information & to arrange interviews)


WMBD 2008 FLYER: english | français | español | deutsch | portuguese




World Migratory Bird Day Logo: World Migratory Bird Day 2008 Poster:
The World Migratory Bird Day Logo
The World Migratory Bird Day 2008 Poster
Download the WMBD Logo as:
JPG [0.8 MB] | PSD [8 MB] | PDF [ 0.5 MB] | EPS [11 MB]
Download the WMBD 2008 Poster as:
[0.6 MB] |  PDF [ 2.2 MB -for poster size printing!]

Please note: The World Migratory Bird Day logo and poster can be downloaded here in various formats. We strongly encourage you to incorporate these in your WMBD messages, activities and information materials. They can be used free of charge and have been produced for the sole purpose of spreading the news about WMBD! Upon request we can also send you the actual QuarkXPress® design files (on CD) to help you produce local, translated versions of the poster and logo in your own language.

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PHOTOS (royalty free)


The World Migratory Bird Day Logo

Lesser Flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor) in Lake Nakuru, Kenya
© Sergey Dereliev, UNEP/AEWA

Description: The Lesser Flamingo is an abundant species with over ca. 2.5 million individuals; these birds are extreme habitat specialists, with the majority of birds occurring in alkaline lakes in the Great Rift Valley in Africa. The destruction of those habitats could lead to a dramatic population declines.

Download the above photo: high res [JPG Format - 1.3 MB] | low res [JPG Format]
Turtle Dove (Photo: Sergey Dereliev (UNEP/AEWA)

Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
© Sergey Dereliev, UNEP/AEWA

Description: The Turtle Dove population in Europe has already been significantly affected by factors such as deteriorated habitats and spring hunting in the south.

Download the above photo: high res [JPG Format-1.2 MB] | low res [JPG Format]
Steppe Eagle (Photo: Sergey Dereliev (UNEP/AEWA)

Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) in north Kazakhstan
© Sergey Dereliev, UNEP/AEWA

Description: The Steppe Eagle is a long-distance migrant flying over a large part of the world from Central Asia, via the Middle East, crossing the equator and down to South Africa. On its long journey it is depending on different kinds of ecosystems as stopover sites.

Download the above photo: high res [1.2 MB] | low res [JPG Format]

A note to the photos: Because we wanted to be 100% certain that the photos we offer on this page are royalty free, we chose to offer the ones above. However, if you would like to donate your pictures to this cause in the future please contact us .