World Migratory Bird Day

May/October (2nd Saturdays) are World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD). The day 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.

An important Message About Migratory Birds

Protecting Migratory Birds

Arctic Tern – An Amazing Migratory Bird

Every year people around the world take action and organize public events such as bird festivals, education programmes, 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 days for the international celebrations on the second Saturday in May and in October.

What are Migratory Birds?