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To mark the tenth anniversary of the Taipei
International Bird Watching Fair, Taipei City Government invited
environmental groups from 11 countries to attend the event.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin addressed the guests at an evening
banquet at city hall on November 6.
Hau welcomed the guests to Taipei and invited
them to enjoy Taiwan’s landscape – an ideal habitat
for numerous avian communities. He promised that Taipei City
Government will do its best to maintain an avian-friendly
environment. He also invited the representatives to attend
the festival next year, as well as visit the upcoming 2010
Taipei International Flora Expo.
According to the mayor, Taiwan’s ecological
landscape comprises different terrains often seen in the northern
hemisphere, including tropical, subtropical, temperate, and
The International Bird Watching Fair in November
offers bird-watching enthusiasts and the public a great opportunity
to observe migratory birds settling in for the winter season
at the natural habitat in the peripherals of the city. It
is also helps to promote Taipei’s efforts in conservation
and environmental protection to the international community.
Representatives from the Wild Bird Club of
the Philippines presented the mayor with a copy of Birdwatching
in the Philippines Vol. 2 at the banquet, expressing their
gratitude for the city government’s support for bird-watching