World Migratory Bird Day 2020

 

World Migratory Bird Day is a celebration of the amazing endurance of migratory birds as they travel between their breeding and wintering grounds. Below are the webinars that BirdLife is organising in October 2020.

 

 

Connecting the dots: International cooperation on protecting migratory birds

October 7, 2020

 

Birds connect people along the East Atlantic Flyway

October 8, 2020

 

Inspiring action for migratory shorebird conservation in Asia

October 9, 2020

 

Salvando a las aves migratorias: historias de éxito

October 9, 2020

 

How can legflags on birds guide conservation - hosted by EAAFP - Video coming soon!

October 10, 2020

This webinar is linked to #LEGFLAGCHALLENGE photo contest (in collaboration with EAAFP and Oriental Bird Club) which is running until November 15, 2020. 

 

Threats facing migratory species (in Arabic) - Video coming soon!

October 13, 2020

 

The Magic of Migration – Actions that keep migratory birds crossing borders

October 14, 2020

 

Por qué son importantes las aves

October 16, 2020

 


 

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