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PRESS RELEASE: World Migratory Bird Day 2020 - Birds Connect Our World

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World Migratory Bird Day will be celebrated by people across the world on Saturday, 9 May with the theme “Birds Connect Our World”. The UN-led campaign aims to raise awareness of migratory birds and the importance of international cooperation to conserve them. It is organized by a collaborative partnership among two UN treaties - the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) and the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) - and the Colorado-based non-profit organization, Environment for the Americas (EFTA).

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World Migratory Bird Day 2020

On Saturday, 9 May 2020, people around the world will celebrate World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) – a global campaign dedicated to raising awareness of migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. This year the theme of World Migratory Bird Day is “Birds Connect Our World” and was chosen to highlight the importance of conserving and restoring the ecological connectivity and integrity of ecosystems that support the natural cycles that are essential for the survival and well-being of migratory birds.

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Journée mondiale des oiseaux migrateurs 2020

Bonn, 28 avril 2020 - Le samedi 9 mai 2020, nous célébrerons dans le monde entier la Journée mondiale des oiseaux migrateurs (JMOM), une campagne mondiale consacrée à la sensibilisation aux oiseaux migrateurs et à la nécessité d’une coopération internationale pour leur conservation.


Día Mundial de las Aves Migratorias 2020

Bonn, 28 de abril de 2020 - El sábado 9 de mayo de 2020, personas de todo el mundo celebrarán el Día Mundial de las Aves Migratorias (WMBD); una campaña mundial dedicada a la concienciación sobre las aves migratorias y la necesidad de cooperar internacionalmente para conservarlas.

"Birds Connect Our World" WMBD 2020 Poster

World Migratory Bird Day and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Bonn, 27 March 2020 – the second Saturday of May is approaching fast and no doubt plans for some World Migratory Bird Day events are already well advanced in different countries around the world.  Unfortunately, activities planned for May will almost certainly need to be postponed or modified due to the still developing Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis affecting the entire world.