MBP Feb2023

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News from the MBP Core Group (Connor Walsh)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage Work plan for 2023 and your input Late last year we prepared our workplan for 2022/23. We developed this at the Annual Meeting in Saloum, and in a follow-up online meeting. We invite you to look through it, and engage with the network on any of the topics where you can…

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EVOA – Portugal (Sandra Paiva)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage MBP Annual Meeting – 2 – 5th October at EVOA (Portugal) Reserve the Date! The Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve has a lot to offer to our migratory water birds, especially during migratory passages. Let’s witness that phenomenon with 200,000 birds passing through this stopover, while we meet, share and prepare our…

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AEWA/ CMS (Florian Keil)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage World Migratory Bird Day 2023 Please find here more information about the next year’s World Migratory Bird Day campaign which will focus on the topic of water and its importance for migratory birds.

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Grepom/Birdlife Morocco – Morocco (Lamiae El Briech)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage Oualidia Ecological Information Centre The Ecological Information Centre of Oualidia continues to organise its awareness-raising activities on migratory birds, Moroccan wetlands, their heritage and their socio-economic importance. During this year 2022, the centre welcomed more than 1100 visitors: pupils, including 17 schools with their teachers, parents’ organisations, students in addition to…

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La maison du Lac de Grand-Lieu – France (Audrey Cadou)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage A warm and dry summer! During the last summer, we experienced drought, fires and very high temperatures sometimes higher than 40°C! In spite of the summer heat we saw many beautiful birds on the lake: Squacco Heron, Eurasian Spoonbills, Eurasian Black-winged Stilts, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Avocet, Green Sandpiper, Common Snipe, Black-crowned…

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Besøkssenter Våtmark Nordre Øyeren – Norway (Henning Flørenes)

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage Wetland trips into Nordre Øyeren nature reserve for 7th graders This fall we have had nearly 300 7th graders out in our local nature reserve participating in our program with focus on migratory birds and biodiversity in the wetlands. The students got to borrow binoculars during the excursion to spot the…

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Zwin Natuur Park – Belgium (Wouter Faveyts)

By Connor Walsh / 10th February 2023

Back to MBP homepage Successful bird ringing campaign in the Zwin Nature Park in the autumn of 2022 For the fourth year in a row, the bird ring station in the Zwin Nature Park was manned by bird ringers in autumn. This continuous effort of scientific ring work was done in collaboration with our partner…

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