Tomorrow is World Migratory Bird Day - an annual, UN-backed global awareness-raising and environmental education campaign! Click “read more” to find out why it matters.

About 20% of the world’s bird species set off every year to travel from their breeding grounds to their winter quarters and back.

Unfortunately, due to climate change and human activities 40% of these species are declining and about 200 of them are globally threatened, according to BirdLife International.

This is why it is crucial to raise attention to these fascinating creatures. If you want to learn more about how quarries can help to safeguard migratory birds, make sure to check the QLA Facebook and Twitter accounts regularly tomorrow:

Information about projects in collaboration with our partner BirdLife, e.g. to protect Whooper Swans, can be found here: