A "Save our Seabirds Festival" is to be held in Cape Town, South Africa over the period 12-18 October 2009, jointly organized by BirdLife South Africa's Seabird Division, the Department of Environmental Affairs and the Two Oceans Aquarium.
The programme of events includes a photographic competition, an educational programme for under-privileged school children, evening lectures, a "gala evening cocktail party" and various birding outings, including a two-day pelagic trip and a visit to Robben Island.
The Festival will launch BirdLife South Africa's Marine Important Birds Areas Programme.
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John Cooper, ACAP Information Officer, 29 September 2009