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World Migratory Bird Day

May 10 is World Migratory Bird Day.

The celebration sets in motion a number of participant-created events around the world that take place over the next few days. From talks to walks, there are a lot of events. Hashtags: 

Key Links

worldmigratorybirdday.org
https://twitter.com/WMBD
http://www.worldmigratorybirdday.org/events-map

History
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) started in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

Every year people around the world take action and organize public events such as bird festivals, education programs, exhibitions and bird-watching excursions to celebrate WMBD. All these activities can also be undertaken at any time on the year because that countries or regions observing the peak of migrations at different times, but the main day for the international celebrations is May 10.

Engagement

If you are interested in organizing an event to mark WMBD, register your planned activity. In this way, individual events can be shared with others around the world and help inspire them to take action too. Find out how you can participate.

May 11 – Mexico3:30pm en el Salón Anexo Consistorial, en el interior de la Presidencia Municipal de la ciudad de Chihuahua. Conferencia sobre la importancia de las aves migratorias en la Sierra Tarahumara, en el estado de Chihuahua, México y presentación del libro sobre aves de la Sierra Tarahumara, por parte de Alianza Sierra Madre A.C.

Evento en facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/198550187322131

Enlaces de material de lectura
http://www.savingoursharedbirds.org

http://www.savingoursharedbirds.org/final_reports_pdfs/PIF2010%20Spanish%20FINAL_small.pdf

https://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/National-Wildlife/Birds/Archives/2001/Pesos-for-Parrots.aspx

May 13, California

In observance of World Migratory Bird Day Join us for a FREE Bird and Nature Walk with local bird expert John Deacon! John will lead you on walk in search of the many types of birds that call Los Flores Ranch Park home. Other small mammal discovery will be explored!

We will be starting the Bird and Nature Walk promptley at 8:00am. Meet at the Visitor Center by 8:00am @ Los Flores Ranch Park.
Bring binoculars, water, and a camera. NO dogs please.

For more info, check out our Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1249334131847777/

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