World Migratory Bird Day

09 - 10 May 2011,

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is am annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for protection of migratory birds and their habitats. On the second weekend of May, people around the world take action and organise public events such as bird festivals, education programmes and birdwatching excursions to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.