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New contestant for the Binocular collection!

Have you been following the Silent Forest “binocular contest”? For more than a year now, Liberec Zoo has been collecting old, but still functional, binoculars to distribute to eco-centers across Indonesia via the NGO Green-books.org (find all information about this in this previous post). Somehow, this activity escalated into a friendly contest between Copenhagen Zoo (Denmark) […]

Roev Ruchey is not Silent

Author: Chipura Svetlana (Park of flora and fauna “Roev Ruchey”, Russia) Park of flora and fauna “Roev Ruchey” continues to actively participate in the EAZA Silent forest campaign by addressing global and local problems in the field of biodiversity conservation. Like our friends and colleagues from other zoos of Russia and the world, we conduct […]

Twinkle, twinkle little… bird!

Author: Heike Meisch (Zoopark Erfurt, Germany) During Zoopark Erfurt’s festival on 5 May, kids could get a glittering temporary tattoo at the Silent Forest campaign tent. They could choose among lots of different birds – and other animals to add the mammal or butterfly lovers as well. Kids were queuing to get one of these […]

Turn the crank and listen carefully

Another great creation from a Silent Forest Campaign participant to raise awareness of the Asian Songbird crisis! Parc de Branféré (France) built this amazing sound box. Visitors can turn the crank to listen to the beautiful vocalization of  the White-rumped shama. Press play, close your eyes and imagine you are standing in the middle of […]

Excessive consumption of chocolate can help save Songbirds!

As we are in the second and final year of our Silent Forest Campaign, Wilhelma Zoologische Garten (Germany) sent us some updates about the awesome activities they have done in 2018 and will carry out in 2019 regarding Songbirds. A few weeks ago, the zoo received their special edition of “Wilhelma Conservation Chocolate” advertising five […]

“Silent Forest” invited to the Day of Animals

Author: Svetlana Kovalchuck (Tula Exotarium, Russia) On the 6th of October 2018, while the International “Day of Animals” was celebrated at Tula Exotarium, our young visitors and their parents learned about the problem of songbirds in South-East Asia and about the EAZA Silent Forest Campaign. They could listen to the sound records of daytime tropical […]