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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2019

To echo with the theme“Wetlands and Climate Change”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2019. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival, art workshops, bird watching guided tours, bird race and “Flying Foodies” thematic exhibition.

            “Flying Foodies” thematic exhibition
               「雀鸟为食攻略」专题展览

The Bird Watching Festival 2018/19 introduced to visitors the interesting flavours and hunting techniques of different birds. In the art workshops, participants learnt more about how wetlands help us cope with climate change.

Participants learnt more about how wetlands help us cope with climate change 参加者了解到湿地如何帮助我们应对气候变化

Moreover, about 180 secondary school students joined the inter-school bird race to promote bird-watching activities among schools and raise the awareness towards the conservation of birds and the environment.

About 180 secondary school students participated in the inter-school bird race
约180名中学师生参加「学界观鸟比赛」

 

Participants paying attention to how wetlands help us cope with climate change in the guided tour
在导赏团中,参加者细心聆听湿地如何帮助我们应对气候变化

 

香港湿地公园庆祝2019世界湿地日

为配合「湿地与气候变化」的主题,香港湿地公园举办了一系列精采的活动,包括冬季重点活动「观鸟节」、艺术工作坊、观鸟导赏团,观鸟比赛及「雀鸟为食攻略」专题展览等,庆祝2019世界湿地日。

「观鸟节2018/19」向访客介绍了不同雀鸟对食物的偏好,以及雀鸟千奇百怪的觅食方式。在艺术工作坊中,参加者了解到湿地如何帮助我们应对气候变化。另外,约180名中学师生参加「学界观鸟比赛」,协助在学校内推动观鸟活动,并宣扬鸟类保育讯息。

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