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159. 

World Migratory Bird Day is observed on which date every year?

[A]. May 9
[B]. May 7
[C]. May 6
[D]. May 8

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

World Migratory Bird Day observed on May 9 every year is celebrated to raise awareness about conservation and ecological importance of such birds in the global ecosystem. This day was initiated in 2006 by the United Nations Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds(AEWA). The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) celebrates this event bi-annually on the second Saturday in May and in October. The theme of this year's WMBD is "Birds Connect Our World".

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