Chelmos - Vouraikos Management Body celebrates “European Bird Day 2019”

Chelmos - Vouraikos Management Body celebrates “European Bird Day 2019” 

Chelmos - Vouraikos Management Body, responding to the invitation of the Hellenic Ornithological Society and in collaboration with the Environmental Education Centre of Kleitoria - Akrata, invites you to the European Bird Day - Eurobirdwatch 2019, which will take place on Wednesday 9th October and Thursday 10th October 2019.

In more detail for both days, the program is as follows:

  • 09:00 - 09:45: Visit at the premises of Chelmos-Vouraikos Management Body, presentation, preview of educative videos and distribution of informative material for local birds and migratory birds.
  • 09:46 - 10:00: Construction of a bird feeder for placement at school.
  • 10:30 -11:30: Hiking in a small part of the trail Ski Center - Kalavryta, in the area of Kastro - Ag. Ioannis
  • 11:30 -13:00: Birdwatching with binoculars and telescopes, acoustic monitoring with bird sound identification and environmental games and activities. Information material will be distributed during the event.

The European Bird Day was the first global event organized by BirdLifeInternational for the first time on October 9-10, 1993 in more than 100 countries and takes place every year on the first weekend of October.

The main purpose of the event is to inform - raise public awareness of the need to protect migratory birds, as well as their breeding areas, their intermediate stations of their migratory routes and their breeding grounds.

Entrance is free to all visitors.

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