The European birdwatching days will be held in the area of the Môťová water reservoir, which is situated near the city of Zvolen. The program will start on 5th of October, 2018. That day, bird survey, capture and ringing will be performed by scientists from the Institute of Forest Ecology and by bird lovers. On 6th of October, a field trip enriches the program. Its participants will learn to identify birds.
RNDr. Anton Krištín, DrSc. will guide participants through all activities. Organisers of the event is the Institute for Forest Ecology SAS and the Slovenská ornitologická spoločnosť/BirdLife Slovensko.
The European bird watching days is an anual campaign, which to be held in many European countries for the 25th time. The goal is to get ordinary people familiar with migrating birds. The event in Zvolen will be held for the 10th time.