About the World Migratory Bird Day 2018 World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 by the Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (UNEP-AEWA) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) as an annual
The theme for WMBD 2016 was ‘Stop the illegal killing, taking and trade of migratory birds.’ In countries of the EAAF, many resident and migratory bird species are illegally taken or killed. While certain countries have very strong legislation against the killing of wild birds, in others the legislation is
Launched in 2006, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annually celebrated awareness-raising campaign aiming to inspire the worldwide conservation of both migratory birds and their environments. The global campaign is organized by two international wildlife treaties administered by the United Nations...