Fall World Migratory Bird Day
Fall World Migratory Bird Day is held on October 14. Held on the second Saturday of May and October with the support of the United Nations Environment Program - UNEP. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us
The presence and abundance of bird species that thrive in healthy native forest communities will keep us honest about our progress, while the tireless work and passion of our many partners keeps us all moving forward in the best ways that we know how.
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.
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.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
African Penguin Awareness Day on October 13 (All 17 species of penguins live in the southern hemisphere, but only three species live year-round in Antarctica);
International Vet Nurse Day on October 13 (Held on the second Friday of October);
Arbor Day in Namibia on October 13 (Held on the second Friday of October);
European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation on October 14 (The European Day for Organ Donation and Transplantation (#EODD) takes place to raise awareness on the importance of organ, tissue and cell donation as a way to improve and save lives);
International Pinotage Day on October 14 (Celebrated on the second Saturday of October);
World Environmental Education Day on October 14 (established in 1991);
International Newspaper Carrier Day on October 14 (Held on the second Friday in October);
Wildlife Workers Day in Russia on October 14 (unofficial professional holiday);
National Veterinary Technician Week in USA on October 15 (sponsored by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America);