Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Upcoming Birdwatching events in the Miri area

World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

We have planned several birdwatching related outreach program throughout April, though might be fun for a few of us, would more likely not be so exciting for others. These outreach programs will take place in rural coastal communities in Kuala Nyalau, Kuala Sibuti, Bungai and Kuala Baram. If you are interested, checkout the the listings on our main blog.

We've got the following planned in Miri in conjunction with WMBD and MY Garden Birdwatch, a few of them involved some form of watching birds:

14th May: WMBD, Birdwatching at Lambir Hills with Daisy O’Neill
Birdwatching in conjunction with World Migratory Bird Day.
0700-1000 hrs Meet at Lambir Hills National Park 0700hrs. Daisy will be visiting from Penang to birdwatch with participants in Lambir.
1000-1200 hrs Talk and slideshow "Birdwatching in Sarawak" at Lambir Hills Conference Hall.

21st May : WMBD, Community Outreach (Birdwatching) at Pustaka Miri
Birdwatching in conjunction with World Migratory Bird Day.
1300-1500 hrs Coloring and Drawing Contests, “Birds of Sarawak”
1500-1700 hrs World Migratory Bird Day and MY Garden Birdwatch : "Birdwatching in Miri : Common Birds in Your Garden and other Rare Birds Beyond”

28th May : MY Garden Birdwatch at Petroleum Recreation Club
0700-0900 hrs Birdwatching around KRP compound for Common Garden Birds
0900-1100 hrs Talk and slideshow on "MY Common Garden Birds".
Brunch and refreshments will be served

Register as a counter at MY Garden Birdwatch.

18th June : MY Garden Birdwatch with students in Bekenu
We will be birdwatching with 45 students from 3 schools in Bekenu in conjunction with MY Garden Birdwatch. There'll be a talk and slideshow, "Birdwatching in Miri : Common Birds in Your Garden and Other Rare Birds Beyond” at SK Bungai.

Maybe we'll see some of you guys at the events above!

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