The Story Behind the Campaign to Elect Israel’s National Bird – with Professor Yossi Leshem

In 2008 Thousands of Israelis participated in election of the country’s first national bird; after months of voting, President Shimon Peres announced the Hoopoe as the winner which received 35% of votes.

Join our live webinar with Professor Yossi Leshem, SPNI’s former CEO and one of the world’s leading ornithologists who will share the story behind this truly exceptional election that gripped a whole country, and how he and Dan Alon, SPNI’s present CEO, came to create this national event.

Sunday, May 19, Israel-8PM, UK – 6PM, East Coast- 2PM, West Coast – 11AM