WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY 2021
Sing, fly, soar-like a Bird
Sudanese wildlife Society (SWS) organized World Migratory Bird Day and Global Big Day celebrations on 22-24/5/202, the celebrations aim to raise the awareness for the protection and conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. This year the World Migratory Bird Day theme is Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird and global big day theme is Birds Unite US. The activities of the two events were; two days bird watching and counting which were conducted in two different sites namely; Al Sunut Forest Bird Sanctuary and Tuti Island, Khartoum state. Bird watching was carried out early morning at 7:00- 12 am, and then organized bird watching tour (Excursion) by Boat around Um Shegira Island and along the White Nile. The third day was educational workshop, which was held in Sudanese Electricity transmission Co. Ltd, Hall, the workshop program started at 11:00 am and closed at 2:55 pm. Fifty-seven participants attended the workshop representing different organizations and stakeholders. An exhibition accompanied the events to promote bird watching industry; posters of migratory birds, bird watching equipment’s, field guide of bird and WMBD, 2021 printed theme were exhibited.
World Migratory Bird Day, 2021
- Migratory soaring bird project
- Horn of Africa environmental Center and network
- Resource project
- Coordinator IWC ( International waterbird census) Sudan – wetland International.
- Sociable lapwing project
- Avian flu project
- Egyptian vulture project