In Moscow will pass the action «Feed birds in winter»

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria in the Park Serebryany Bor in Moscow. Archival photoIn Moscow will pass the action «Feed birds in winter»© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Action «Feed birds in winter» took place in Moscow from November through March, volunteers and schoolchildren to make bird feeders that will fill with wheat, millet, sunflower seeds and other treats, reported the press service of the Moscow Department of nature use and environmental protection.

«According to folk calendar November 12, the Day Zinoviy Synecdoche or Sinichkin day — according to our ancestors, this time from the South came birds-winter — Tits, bullfinches, waxwings. Traditionally children under the guidance of adults began to make and hang bird feeders. In winter, it is very important to help our feathered friends. To help the birds to survive cold and hungry time employees «Moparty» in all natural areas of the city is traditionally from November to March, conducted environmental action «Feed birds in winter», — stated in the message.

The event will be attended by the volunteers, volunteers and students who will make bird feeders and fill them with food.

«Helping birds, children get acquainted with their features, learn new facts from their lives, receive booklets, which focus on the types of treats that are recommended for winter feeding. Is favorite some types of birds seeds crops — wheat, millet, oat, and universal for many birds the food — sunflower seeds, which contain a large amount of vegetable fats, making them an important source of energy in cold weather conditions», — told in Department.

It is noted that the action «Feed birds in winter» will be marked eco-educational activities at various natural areas and ecocentres in Moscow, where there will be workshops, quizzes and interactive sessions devoted to wintering birds and their feeding.