Take a look : Birdfair

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Today we will take a look on Birdfair, this festival is dedicated to the birds. This festival witch is running in Rutland Water Nature Reserve  happen in August. The next edition is from Friday 16th  to Sunday 18th August 2013.

The British Birdwatching Fair has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1989. The idea evolved from a local event held in 1987 at Rutland Water Nature Reserve called “The Wildfowl Bonanza”. The event was a great success and after much deliberation, in the local pub appropriately named The Finch’s Arms, the idea of a birdwatchers’ fair was hatched by the organisers Tim Appleton and Martin Davies. The Fair takes place on the nature reserve at Rutland Water which itself is a huge water storage reservoir owned by Anglian Water. The nature reserve is a RAMSAR and Special Protection Area and is managed by The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust.

If you want more information don’t hesitate to go on the website : http://www.birdfair.org.uk/

Here is the video of presentation of tthe event :

Chris Packham introduces Birdfair 2012 from British Birdwatching Fair 2012 on Vimeo.


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