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World Migratory Bird Day 2020

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    10Pointer
  • Categories
    Environment
  • Published
    13th Oct, 2020
  • The World Migratory Bird Day(WMBD) 2020 is being observed on 10th October,2020.
  • Itis an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the protection of migratory birds and their habitats.
  • It is organized by Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) – together with Environment for the Americas (EFTA).
  • Since, 2018 the day is organized twice a year on the second Saturday in May and in October.
  • Theme: Birds Connect Our World.
  • Additional Facts. AEWA: It is an intergovernmental treaty dedicated to the conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats across Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Greenland and the Canadian Archipelago.