World Migratory Bird Day 2022 in Indonesia

HIMPUS (Poultry Lovers Student Association) is a campus organization of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine from Syiah Kuala University, Aceh which has been engaged in bird protection in the Banda Aceh area, Indonesia since 2013. We have been involved in bird protection efforts in Aceh. Such as implementing community awareness activities programs, monitoring migratory bird habitats and others. HIMPUS has also held World Migratory Bird Day celebrations since 2014 until now. There have been many activities to raise public awareness that help preserve migratory birds, especially in the Aceh region. In order to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day 2022 this October, HIMPUS will celebrate again by implementing programs that increase awareness of the Indonesian people in protecting habitats and migratory birds.

Event objective:

1. educating children from an early age, students, university students, and local communities about migratory birds and their habitats in the Aceh region.

2. Increasing public awareness of the importance of preserving migratory birds.

3. Expanding information on the importance of observing migratory birds in their direct habitat.

4. Monitoring migratory birds and their habitats around Aceh

5. Provide early education about migratory birds through entertainment programs to kindergarten students

6. Expand the network of local conservation institutions.


Event details:

1. Visits to Schools, around the Aceh region to get to know migratory birds together, by means of short video screenings, fun games and reading materials. The school that will be visited is one of the senior high schools and elementary schools around the city of Banda Aceh.

2. World Migratory Bid Day 2022 Seminar, which will be presented by experienced environmentalists and migratory birds in Indonesia. Speakers from local organizations such as observers Aceh Birder, the Gunung Leuser Foundation and others. This seminar will be held in the Hall of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Syiah Kuala University. with a target number of 150 participants.

3. Birdwatching and Monitoring, which will be carried out by all HIMPUS members, students, students, community, observers and journalists. Birdwatching will be carried out around the coast and mangrove forests around Aceh. namely in the village of Ulee lheue, Banda Aceh.

4. Kindergarten Coloring Competition, This competition will be held in one of the kindergarten schools in Banda aceh by providing education through coloring competitions.

5. Distribution of stickers and Brochures About Migratory Birds, around the Aceh region in strategic places such as community recreation facilities.


Target participants:

Target of participats 1500 people or more or less consisting of students, community, teachers, researchers and journalists.


It is hoped that the series of activities carried out can provide early childhood awareness and increase public knowledge about the importance of preserving migratory birds and their habitats in Indonesia. In addition, the public can participate directly in campaigning for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats in Indonesia. So it can trigger more nature conservation activities, especially to preserve migratory birds.

* all activities will be carried out offline.

Jl. Tgk. Hasan Krueng Kalee 23111
Banda Aceh 5° 34' 5.3364" N, 95° 22' 18.8976" E
Start date: 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 13:00
End date: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 13:00