Birdwatching

Another Celebrate Birds Birdwalk! At Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

If you haven’t been able to join of the Celebrate Birds! birdwalks so far, you still can with a couple of outings in the next few days scheduled in conjunction with Loudoun Wildlife’s annual Birdathon and to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.

World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count with Bighorn Audubon Society

Each year Bighorn Audubon Society participates in the World Migratory Bird Day Spring Bird Count, created in 1993 at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. The count is similar to Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count but is conducted on one day each year:  the second Saturday in May in the U.S. and Canada, and in October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Birding by Ear Brunch at Miles Wildlife Sanctuary

In celebration of World Migratory Bird Day join naturalist Zach Adams for a relaxed and fun morning of brunch and birding by ear at Miles Wildlife Sanctuary. We will be enjoying coffee, tea, juice, pancakes as well as the wonderful bird songs of spring! The second week of May should be close to the peak of migration, and so the woods should be alive with warbler song! This program is usually a big hit, so we will be capping attendance at 20 people!

Ospreys and Alewives Migration Walk at Harrison Avenue Nature Trail

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day and the return of sea-run fish to Cobbossee Stream by hiking the Harrison Avenue Nature Trail with Maine Master Naturalists and Augusta Bird Club members.

This is a rain or shine event. 

World Migratory Bird Day Walk by Bonnie Bochan

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day as well as the centennial of the Migratory Bird Species Act by welcoming returning neotropical migrants. Join Bonnie Bochan at her property for a bird walk in honor of the occasion. 8 - 10 am at 94 Pressey Village Road, Deer Isle.

World Migratory Bird Day at Bear Rocks Lake

Join us 8-10 am Saturday, May 12 at Bear Rocks Lake WMA as we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.

Along with a naturalist, we’ll look for warblers and other returning migrants.

Open to adults and interested children ages 12 & up.

NS Bird Survey

Bird watching in memory of friend.

The children of Oualidia Private sing for migratory birds

The children of Oualidia Private School gathered in Oualidia Ecological Teaching Centre to give an enthusiastic homage to their winged companions. The Ecological Centre, run by GREPOM (BirdLife in Morocco), provides training that empowers local groups to put conservation projects into action. Every year, it also hosts the World Migratory Bird Day celebrations, with an exciting program of events including photo competitions and nest box-making workshops.

WMBD Backyard Bird Safari- Municipality of North Grenville

This year, Nature Canada and North Grenville have worked together to create our very own Backyard Bird Safari! This bird watching scavenger hunt is designed for kids to find and identify local birds. You can pick up a copy at the North Grenville Municipal Centre (2nd Floor Reception during office hours), or download a copy of the scavenger hunt here: https://www.northgrenville.ca/ngdocs/Recreation/trails/BackyardBirdsNG.pdf

Humber Arboretum Bird Blitz

Kick off the city-wide Toronto Bird Celebration with a morning bird walk at the Humber Arboretum where we’ll try to identify as many species as we can! All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them; if not, we will have pairs available to borrow.
The guided walk is free but registration is required as space is limited. Please sign up on the Humber Arboretum website to reserve your spot: http://humber.ca/arboretum/events/bird-walk.html

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