Perils of extinction for several migratory species of birds in Iran

Perils of extinction for several migratory species of birds in Iran

The wetlands of Iran constitute an important destination of several migratory bird species from Europe, and Russia including Siberia, Mongolia, China, Central Asia and Africa. Several species fly unbelievably long distances between the continents and cross over the Caspian Sea to enter the borders of Iran…

Wetland birds: A conservation priority for Iran

Wetlands are considered as environmental lifeline giving an opportunity to fisheries, climate mitigation, efficient water supply for crop productivity, recreational activities and for their significant role in maintaining the delicate ecological balance. However, the health of these valuable ecosystems is being increasingly threatened due to severe anthropogenic pressures…

Orlando Wetlands Festival 2015

November 5, 2014 by  
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The Orlando Wetlands Festival is an opportunity to celebrate the Orlando Wetlands Park, the City’s 1,650 acre wetland oasis. The event is sponsored by: City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society, and Orange County Parks and Recreation…

Yellow Rails and Rice Festival 2014

September 10, 2014 by  
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The 6th annual Yellow Rails and Rice Festival is set to take place on 29 October to 2 November, offering an opportunity for birders and farmers to appreciate the importance of the region’s wetlands to birds…

2014 Orlando Wetlands Festival

November 29, 2013 by  
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The City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society and Orange County Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to present an event promoted as the ‘Best Wetlands Festival in the United States’. In addition to workshops, field trips and other bird-related activities…

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