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Flamingos of Bonaire Fundraiser Sunday, December 18th

by | Dec 16, 2022 | Events, Photography, Shopping

Flamingos of Bonaire fundraiser for Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab

Flamingos of Bonaire fundraiser to support Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab.

Elly Albers, the owner/operator of the Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab and the Mangrove Info Center, has joined forces with Lorenzo Mittiga, a professional photographer, to create a Flamingos of Bonaire fundraiser. The fundraiser aims to raise money for the non-profit Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab.

Elly and Lorenzo have chosen a selection of Lorenzo’s fine art photos that capture the beauty of Bonaire’s flamingos. The high-quality images, printed in different sizes, will be displayed at the Mangrove Info Center during the fundraiser. While perusing through the stunning photographs, you can shop for your friends and family for Christmas. Who wouldn’t want a beautiful picture of a Bonaire flamingo to hang on their wall? But don’t forget to treat yourself as well. Of course, food and drinks will also be available for purchase. You may even see some flamingos along the road to the Mangrove Info Center.

About Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab.

In 2017, Elly started to learn how to care for birds when an oil spill reached Bonaire’s coast. Over the years, she has worked tirelessly to help the many birds and flamingos on Bonaire.

In 2018, Elly created the non-profit Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab, which allowed her to accept donations. Since then, she has cared for many sick or injured birds around the clock. She helps the island’s resident birds and those needing care after or during long migrations. The migrations can be very long, sometimes up to 2,500 miles (4,000 kilometers)!

About Lorenzo Mittigo.

Italian-born, but Bonaire-based iLCP (international League Conservation Photographers) photographer Lorenzo Mittiga is a marine biologist, conservation photographer and underwater documentary filmmaker focused on conservation projects, both under and over the water. A passionate wildlife photographer since a young age, he’s now a worldwide pro with numerous awards and prestigious publications in National Geographic and The New York Times. Lorenzo’s scope of work is regularly displayed in exhibitions worldwide, and he also teaches photo and video classes in his home waters of Bonaire.

Support the Flamingos of Bonaire.

Are you on Bonaire this Sunday, December 18, 2022? If so, stop by the Mangrove Info Center at Kaminda Lac from 3 PM-7 PM, purchase a fine art print of Lorenzo Mittiga’s flamingo photographs, and support the Bonaire Bird Rehab Center.

Not on the island? No problem. You can purchase your very own print online to support the Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab. You can choose from three sizes of stunning flamingo images. Click here to shop online.

(Source: Bonaire Wild Bird Rehab, Lorenzo Mittiga Fine Art Photography)
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Tanya Deen has been living in Bonaire since December 2016. She is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Instructor and enjoys underwater and bird photography. Tanya is the Editor-in-Chief of the Bonaire Insider tourism news blog.
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