Talk / Seminar

The Most Overlooked Birds - Pigeons and Doves in the City

Program Schedule
1 Mar 2024 (Fri)
4:30 - 6pm
Room 1103 (Lifts 17-18)
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Edith Wong (

UN Sustainable Development Goals

*The program is supported by the Dr. Edgar Shih & Family Fund*
[This is a talk in Changemaker Gear Up Training Series (GUTS)]

Join us for an enlightening educational talk presented by Hong Kong Pigeon & Dove Rescue (HKPDR). Discover the vital role these often-misunderstood birds play in our urban ecosystem, and learn about HKPDR’s dedicated work in ensuring their safety and well-being. Our speaker will share fascinating insights into the lives of pigeons and doves, their characteristics, the challenges faced by urban pigeons, and humanitarian facilities available in foreign countries in similar situations. Don't miss this unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and appreciation for these feathered city dwellers. Be a part of the movement to create a more compassionate and inclusive community for all living beings.

About Hong Kong Pigeon and Dove Rescue
Founded in 2016, Hong Kong Pigeon and Dove Rescue (HKPDR) is a community platform formed by heart-warming citizens dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing injured and abandoned pigeons and doves in Hong Kong. HKPDR provides medical care and temporary shelter while actively engaging in public education and awareness campaigns to promote harmonious coexistence between humans and these often misunderstood birds. Through partnerships and advocacy, HKPDR strives to create a sustainable future for pigeons and doves, nurturing compassion and understanding within the community.

1. Complete 3 GUTS talks/workshops to get a certificate of participation.

2. Priority will be given to HKUST Connect registrants (Kick start your changemaking journey with HKUST Connect:

3. To avoid interruption and hindering the progress of the session, facilitators may not admit new participants who are late for more than 10 minutes.

4. [HMAW1905] This is a recognized event in the "Self-directed Experience" component of HMAW1905: Behavioral Foundations of University Education: Habits, Mindsets, and Wellness. To receive 1 hour 30 minutes, you must attend the event in full and miss no more than 10 mins.