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…

FeatherFest 2013

March 7, 2013 by  
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FeatherFest offers birding enthusiasts the opportunity to experience birding and nature photography at its very best in a series of outdoor adventures…

Waterbird Conservation in the African-Eurasian Flyway

October 9, 2012 by  
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As a joint effort between BirdLife International and Wetlands International, and supported by UNEP-GEF (the United Nations Environment Program -Global Environment Facility) and a number of donors and partners…

Montezuma Muckrace Birding Competition 2012

August 16, 2012 by  
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As one of New York State’s prime birding destinations, Montezuma offers birders a memorable event as birds are counted within the boundaries of the complex…

Pacific Flyway Migratory Birds Assisted by Rice Farmers

July 3, 2012 by  
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Following the introduction of rice as a food crop during the California gold rush, farmers reportedly battled to find the ideal growing conditions for decades before discovering the right combination of terrain and rice varieties which has turned California into the largest producer of medium and short gain japonica (sushi) rice in the United States.

Wings ‘n Water Festival 2012

June 15, 2012 by  
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The new and improved Wings ‘n Water Festival offers a family-fun, weekend of birding activities for all ages…

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