Big Bird Race | WWF Hong Kong


 
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WWF-Hong Kong’s longest-running supporter event, Big Bird Race involves local and overseas bird-watching teams attempting to spot and record the greatest number of bird species in a 12-hour period. Teams can start anywhere in Hong Kong, but must complete the race at Mai Po Nature Reserve. The first Big Bird Race in 1984 was instrumental in securing WWF management of the Mai Po Nature Reserve.

Details coming soon on the 2019 event!


Theme Bird 2019

Common name: Great Knot
Scientific name: Calidris tenuirostris
Body length: 26-28 cm
Estimated population in Hong Kong: 278 in 2016, 301 in 2010
Range: breeds in northeast Siberia, Russia, winters mainly in Australia, but also throughout the coastline of Southeast Asia




 

2018 Winning Teams

Award

Team

Result
Most Birds Seen – Champion
Sparrows
156
Most Birds Seen – 1st Runner Up
The Professionals
154
Most Birds Seen – 2nd Runner Up
All Stars
139
Bird of the Day
Jebsen Eagles
Amur Falcon
Wetland Specialist
Taiwan Mikado Pheasant 
53.2%
Dip of the Day
BUBI
House Swift
Overseas Cup
China - Feiyu
127
University Cup
HKU - Swire Birdbrains
138

 


Most Birds Seen – Champion

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Overseas Cup

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University Cup

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