Who is celebrating International Vulture Awareness Day?

Below are all the organisations who have registered through this website to let people know that they will be celebrating vultures this International Vulture Awareness Day on Saturday 4 September 2021.

Friends of Blouberg, South Africa – Treasure hunt, Animal and plant ID.

Hawk Conservancy Trust, UK – We will be celebrating vultures with even more vultures in our fantastic flying demonstrations and plenty of other vulture-themed activities throughout the day. We will also have vulture themed products available from the shop and we’ll be fundraising for vital conservation work!

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, USA – 10-3 PM: Vulture-themed activities; 2 PM: Live vulture presentation. Hawk Mountain loves to observe, study, and learn about vulture species here and around the world. Join us in celebrating our winged clean-up crew with a live vulture presentation and program by Peggy Sue Hentz at 2 PM, vulture activities for children, and information on our own long-term research on this social, graceful, and incredibly sanitary scavenging raptor.

Nature Enthusiastic, Mozambique

Oribi Vulture Viewing Hide, South Africa – Youth Vulture awareness educational tour Saturday 4th September 2021. Come see this resident wild colony of over 200 endangered breeding Cape Vultures. Experience this amazing, but much misunderstood, bird in it’s natural habit and learn all about it’s behaviour and the challenges it faces. Adult free when accompanied by a child under 16 years old. Spaces limited.

Pokhara Bird Society, Nepal – Due to the second variant of covid-19 in our region, only focus for Vulture Monitoring in Pokhara Valley and virtual interaction program with local stake holders and students.

Powering Young Initiatives, Zambia – Powering Young Initiatives will provide the awareness, information, and positive behaviour for change through the theater for life approach, by substantially reducing waste generation and ensuring that people have the relevant information for sustainable lifestyles.

Redbud Audubon Society, USA – Meeting and media education.

Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre, UK – We will be hosting our usual flying displays with extra vulture activities and demonstrations, vulture feeds and celebrity guests in attendance.

Treehouse Wildlife Center, Inc, USA – Come visit our resident Turkey Vultures and learn about their important role in our ecosystem as “nature’s clean up crew”. Self guided tours around the facilities open daily. See owls, hawks, eagles, and of course our lovely turkey vultures, along with various small mammals and reptiles.