WMBD 2017 copy copyWorld Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them. The Labuan Avian Group participated the event on 10th May 2017 with coverage of Shoal and Shore around the island.

** List of Migratory aves sighthings.

  • Red-necked Stint
  • Sanderling
  • Lesser Sand Plover
  • Greater Sand Plover
  • Malasyian Plover
  • Pacific Reef Egret
  • Cattle Egret
  • Kentish Plover
  • Common Sandpiper
  • Ruddy Turnstone
  • Grey-tailed Tattler
World Migratory Bird Day 2017 poster