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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY


WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD)
WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD)

 WMBD is an annual awareness-raising event for highlighting the need for conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.
The day also points out the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for global support to save them.
This is a two day event.

WHEN IS WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY

Saturday 12 th May  & 13 th October 2018 . From 2018, the UN has decided to celebrate world migratory bird day  twice in a year . Second Saturday of May and October. In order to spread the awareness of migratory birds into a broader audience .
This event was launched on 2006 April8-9. The event is actually held on second week of may. It usually takes two days. Starts on second Saturday of may and ends on the next day.
IS WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY A PUBLIC HOLIDAY?

 The WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY IS a UN supported event It is not a public holiday.

2018 WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY THEME.

Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation  : unifying the earth’s major migratory bird corridors, also known as  flyways: the African-Eurasian flyway, the East Asian-Australasian flyway, and the Americas flyways.

WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY
  1. Organize public events such like bird festivals
  2. Education programs
  3. Bird-watching excursions 

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY (WMBD)

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