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Educational Activity

Bird ringing

Another social activity for considering social distancing in coronavirus time and because of the focus on tools that show us birds’ flyways in this year, the Avayeboom Society has made a video clip about what bird ringing is, how it works and showed its bird ringing activities to make people aware of the importance of bird banding.

Migratory Birds in Bihar by Society for Environmental & Sustainable Development

World Migration Bird Day

World Migration Bird Day is celebrated globally on 9 May every year. The aim of this day is to raise awareness of migratory birds, their ecological importance, and ways to conserve these birds. Every year people take action regarding the migratory birds; they organize events like bird festival, awareness programme or bird watching and many more. The theme of World Migratory Bird Day is “Birds Connect Our World”.


Migratory birds in Bihar:

World Migratory Bird Day Quiz

As a part of awareness activity the Mangrove Foundation from India is organising an online quiz for people of all ages. After successful completion of the quiz the participants will receive an E-certificate with their marks. The link for this online quiz is as below: https://forms.gle/d6KrDifsafiNg7CR6

Saving Migratory birds affected due to Avian Botulism in Sambhar Lake, Rajasthan

A webinar on the actions taken and lessons learned during the emergency response by Wildlife Trust of India along with various stakeholders like the local forest department, grassroot organizations and corporates.

Its a zoom webinar and registrations can be done on https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUtduChpzojGtCHO2nvNtEw8xtUdK5h9o2P

Bird Art Contest Ya Tayr يا طير

¨Inspiring kids to appreciate Birds in Lebanon is a major goal of ABCL¨

Children residing in Lebanon, ages 3-14, were invited to participate in our Bird Art Contest ¨Ya Tayr !¨. They could use any art form, be it drawing, painting, or other art expressions on a paper, to illustrate birds we see in the country. On May 9, we will be announcing the winners of the Contest. The 10 winners will receive a "Birds of Lebanon" guidebook, published by ABCL with the support of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lebanon.

World Migratory Bird Day 2020 – EAAFP Virtual Fun Day

This year, most of us might have to stay at home for the World Migratory Bird Day, still it can be fun.  As the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2020  mentioned “Birds Connect Our World”, and let’s get linked up by migratory waterbirds in East Asian Australasian Flyway! On 9 May, four amazing groups of Artists will bring us an hour of performance on music, visual art, story telling and a flying adventure with the migratory birds, about the stories of our Flyway.

Birding San Pancho from Home

Join us at the San Pancho Bird Observatory (SPBO) for a virtual birding day. SPBO´s director Luis Morales will be sharing his expertise on birding as well as some specific actions we can all do at home to help birds. Live facebook transmission from @Birding San Pancho

Virtual Bird Banding Demonstration - Facebook LIVE

Join naturalists at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center in the Forest Preserves of Cook County on Facebook Live. Witness live research on birds using the scientific technique of banding. Learn how banding connects our world and how its results inform bird conservation. Ask your questions during the virtual event! https://www.facebook.com/Sagawau

World Migratory Bird Day

On May 9th, come to the Frick Environmental Center to engage your larger-than-bird brain and celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, The Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and other bird minded organizations.

We will have a variety of activities for learners of all ages, from fledgling to adult, that teach ways to appreciate and help birds in our backyards.


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