Educational Activity

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.

World Migratory Bird Day at World Bird Sanctuary

Learn which birds migrate and why. Find out why it is important to protect migratory birds and their migratory flyways. Meet naturalists to learn bird watching and identification tips, watch bird-banding demonstrations, attend keeper talks about the birds that call the sanctuary home, and engage in fun, free children’s activities with prizes.

World Migratory Bird Day at Discovery Cove Nature Center

The Discovery Cove Nature Center at Lake Thunderbird State Park will celebrate World Migratory Bird Day on Saturday with a slate of bird-related activities.

The nature center is off State Highway 9 on Clear Bay Avenue.

A bird walk at 9 a.m. will kick off the day's events. At 11 a.m., naturalist Kathy Furneaux will present a slideshow on “Birds of Lake Thunderbird.” Information and activities for children ages 4 to 7 will be presented at 1 p.m.

Migratory Birds Program at Travertine Nature Center

Join rangers at Travertine Nature Center to learn about migratory birds in honor of World Migratory Bird Day.

World Migratory Bird Day at Brandywine Zoo

World Migratory Bird Day.  "Migrate" through learning stations and activities at the Zoo today to learn about migratory birds, conservation programs, and how you can help protect them!

World Migratory Bird Day by Prospect Park Alliance

Help Prospect Park Alliance celebrate the importance of stop-overs like Prospect Park to migratory birds. More than 250 species have been recorded in the park, and it is not uncommon to see 100 or more species in one spring day.

  • Blooming Naturalist 10–12 pm: Learn about native plants and their importance to migratory birds.

Early Bird Canoe at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day by touring the marsh in search of avian residents as they begin the breeding season. This program is for ages 8 to adult, under 13 w/adult.

DMAM Conectando las Escuelas en la Conservación de las Aves

Students will work with Humedal de Pesco to explore the importance of wetlands to migratory birds and present their findings during a multi-school webinar. 

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.

2018 World Migratory Bird Day

Come meet Mary Bethe Wright from the Alaska Bird Treatment and Learning Center and her Golden Eagle "Denali." 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

10:00-11:30 Bird Feeder Building
12:00-1:00 Live Bird Presentation

Families Welcome!
Special Thanks to Ravn Air and Friends of Alaska Refuges
For more information call: the Refuge Visitor Center: 487-2626

 

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