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We need migratory birds as spring heralds, not killed and caged

Natural History Museum for the first time organize World Migratory Bird Day. It has been planned to do some workshops and quiz with school children during the day. In the evening we will have lectures about bird migration in all its beauty and about threats that birds faces during the migration by scientists involved in bird protection in Serbia.

Seminar on World Migratory Birds Day

An event will be organised on 10th of May 2016 on the topic of world migratory  day and threats to migratory birds by the impacts of climate change 


"Illegal Killing of Migratory Birds" Educational Lecture in Dsegh Village, Armenia


For many years Armenian Society for the Protection of Birds NGO (BirdLife in Armenia) has participated in World Migratory Bird Day campaign and has organised various events, such as educational lectures, birdwatching trips, movie presentations and many other activities related to the topic of Migratory Birds.

This year, our team made a decision to organise an Educational Lecture in Nature Visitor Center in Dsegh Village (Lori Province, northern part of Armenia).

illegal killing, taking and trade of migratory birds

Nature Iraq Organization, will celebrate this year's WMBD in the National Park as the area is one of the most important wetlands in the Middle East and the globe that receives many migratory and threatened bird species. 
An educational lecture about 2016 theme will be given to audience representing youth, NGOs, activists and other stakeholder from the National Park in Southern Iraq. In addition to the theme, the lecture will include a brief about the use of field equipment and awareness about the sensitive hotspots and species that require special conservation attention a long with talks about the importance of the area in general for the next generation.

Sind Sie alle da? Zugvogeltreffpunkt Langeoog -Weltzugvogeltag 2016

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Parco Nord Milano is a regional park in the city of Milan. For this event, we planned the following: educational activities for students on Friday (13-05-2016); birdwatching, showing of an unreleased documentary (movie) about birds migrating over Parco Nord Milano and the surrounding areas, an exhibition on dangers and illegal hunting on flyways and scientific lectures on Saturday (14-05-16); biking, photo exhibition and educational activities for children on Sunday (15-05-16).

Igdir Aras River Bird Paradise World Migratory Bird Day and Global Big Day

We will celebrate the 10. anniversary of Aras River Bird Banding, Research, and Education Center with bird banding demonstration, birdwatching, a big day attempt, a press conference and our campaign to www.savearas.org from the pointless Tuzluca Dam. Please join more than 60,000 signatures to www.savearas.org

LIFE LAGO SALSO: "Birdwatching & mitigation of impacts on power lines"

Il Centro Studi Naturalistici ONLUS e la Società Oasi Lago Salso di Manfredonia, aderiscono alla giornata mondiale degli uccelli migratori, presso l'Oasi il giorno 10 maggio 2015, con l'intento di sensibilizzare l'opinione pubblica verso questo importante fenomeno fondamentale per la tutela e la conservazione degli uccelli. L’iniziativa si inserisce, inoltre, nell´ambito delle attività di comunicazione e sensibilizzazione previste dal progetto LIFE+ 2007 - “Azioni di conservazione per l´avifauna prioritaria dell´Oasi Lago Salso” 

Birdwatching and ringing of birds

At the most southern point of Scandinavia Gedser bird observatory and ringing station (aka GFU) we will undertake bird migration watch (aka "vis mig" [visual migration watch]). Also, as part of the standard bird-monitoring programme at GFU there will also be the usual five hours of mist netting and ringing of birds.

We are happy to be part of this event - however we can only participate in the vis mig part on the 9th of May however, as ringing is part of the program at GFU that will also happen during the following days.



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