Children Highlight “Barriers to Bird Migration” in this Year’s WMBD Painting Competition PDF Print E-mail
Bonn, 17 August 2009 – More than 500 children from around the world have sent in their pictures for this year’s World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) Painting Competition. The competition called upon children to express their thoughts on the 2009 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) theme: “Barriers to Migration” which highlighted the effects man-made structures such as wind turbines, communication masts, tall buildings and windows, power lines and fences have on migratory birds.