McKellar Island Bird Observatory

We will be monitoring the migration of birds using constant effort mist-netting and banding.

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.

First there were feathers...

'First there were feathers...' is a music project by Wendy McNeill that explores our connection to birds.

Drawing from scientific studies, literature, myth, and personal experience, McNeill explores these fascinating descendants of dinosaurs and how their fate is linked to our own.

This event will premiere a short video which introduces the first scene of the project. It also includes a written introduction on the wonder of Migration by Dave Warrington from Valencia Birding.   https://valenciabirding.com/

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

Birds on the Niagara

Birds on Niagara is in our 3rd year as an International Bird Festival celebrating both the winter birds on the Niagara River Strait, and providing year round educational activities with partners on both sides of the border.  Our goals are to both raise the awarness of birds, and to help to introduce citizen science to very critical conservation needs. This spring during the Corvid-19 pandemic we are hosting a series of vitural events to help keep people connected.

World Migratory Bird Day 2020 in Indonesia with HIMPUS

World Migratory Bird Day 2020 in Indonesia this year will be celebrated with a series of events starting from  1 October 2020. This year's celebration is a bit different from a few years ago because in Indonesia the COVID-19 prevention will continue until the end of May. But the efforts of the Poultry Lovers Student Association (HIMPUS) of the Veterinary Faculty of Syiah Kuala University did not want the closedown to become an obstacle to continuing to make people aware of the habitat and species of migratory birds. Activities which will be held by HIMPUS are namely:


Surfside Bird Migration Day

Join us for some fun virtual games and contests on Facebook and Instagram @VisitSurfsideBeachTX

We will have lots of educationa links and information on migrating. We have 2 expert video events discussing world migration scheduled. We will have a chilfdren's storytime! We have a couple of Facebbok Live scheduled, a bird photo contest, and a kid's art contest! We also will be hosting a plastics cleanup on the beach!

Migration Celebration 2020 at Green Cay Nature Center

Migration Celebration is a FREE event for all ages with a purpose of educating the public, encouraging an appreciation for nature, fostering a respect for wildlife, and of course, have fun! As an official Migratory Bird Day event, we will join hundreds of organizations from around the world exploring the routes of migratory birds, focusing on tracking technologies, and how this knowledge is used to inform conservation. We hope you will join us for guided tours, live animals, exhibitors, face painting, and more!

Bird migration along the western Mediterranean coast

On the 9th of May, as part as our daily monitoring at the Leucate counting station we will welcome people to raise awareness about this beautiful phenomenon. We will explain how we count birds and show all the species that can be seen from the counting station. During the evening we will organize a conference about bird migration and more precisely bird migration on the western French Mediterranean coast.


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