Festival

Annual Bird Festival at Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge

Join us Saturday, May 12th for our Annual Bird Festival at Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge from 8 am to 12:30 pm with "Early Bird" hikes starting at 7 am. Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with outdoor and indoor activities throughout the day! Participate in one of our special birding hikes or watch how biologists band wild birds! Check out our fun kid friendly activities! Bring your camera for an informal tips and tricks session, or bring your smartphone or other device to learn about brilliant birding apps!

Yakutat Tern Festival

The Yakutat Tern Festival is a celebration of the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat, Alaska. The festival is family friendly and offers activities for birders as well as non-birders, including field trips, seminars, kid’s activities, evening banquets and other programs, a race, and art. This year’s keynote speaker, Lynn Schooler, is an Alaskan writer, photographer, and woodworker who worked as a wilderness guide for over 25 years, specializing in serving wildlife photographers and natural history film makers.

WMBD at New Mexico Wildlife Center

At NMWC we see many birds who suffer injury or illness, often at the hands of humans. We rehabilitate every species of bird in New Mexico, and we are committed to educating the public about how to live with birds. Join NMWC on May 12 from 11 AM – 3 PM for our World Migratory Bird Day celebration. Participants will get to meet our Ambassador Animals and learn more about ways that we can conserve birds during the Year of the Bird.

Raptor Fest at at Schodack Island State Park

Audubon Society of the Capital Region presents the second annual Raptor Fest at Schodack Island State Park. Come see live birds of prey, and scan the riverfront for perched bald eagles. Music, food, and kids activities will please the whole family.

Spring Birding Weekend at Tara Wildlife

Come experience the spring migration of songbirds along the Mississippi Flyway at Tara Wildlife. The Spring Weekend activities combine both casual birding opportunities along with organized birding tours led by seasoned birders.

Tara is adjacent to the Mississippi River, providing a beautiful landscape for bird watching. Baltimore Orioles, Prothonotary Warblers, Painted Buntings, Indigo Buntings and more can be seen at Tara.

Wings Over Muscatatuck

On Friday, May 11 there will be a half-day birding tour of Muscatatuck NWR, a Big Tree walk, and an evening Bat program.  On Saturday, May 12 there will be a full day of bird-related activities including more guided birding tours of Muscatatuck, nature walks, programs with live birds of prey, children's activities, birdhouse building, a native plant walk, and much more.   On Sunday, May 13, there will be a half-day birding tour of Big Oaks NWR (advance reservations required).

2018 World Migratory Bird Day at Armand Bayou Nature Center

Environment for the Americas coordinates WMBD in the Americas to increase awareness and motivate conservation of the migratory birds we share across borders. It is a celebration of one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird -its journey between breeding and non-breeding grounds. The program was created by Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center to focus public attention on the need for action to conserve birds and their habitats.

Migratory Bird Day at Clark County Wetlands Park

Clark County Wetlands Park hosts its 5th Annual Migratory Bird Day with birding walks, Discovery Stations, activities, crafts and more. A free, family-friendly event at the Wetlands Park Nature Center. Partners include the Las Vegas Wash Coordination Committee, Red Rock Audubon Society, Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, Nevada Department of Wildlife, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Get Outdoors Nevada, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, the Nevada Dept. of Transportation, and Las Vegas-Clark County Libraries

World Migratory Bird Day 2018 "Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation" with HIMPUS

     We, UKM HIMPUS - student representation of Veterinary Faculty of Syiah Kuala University, will carry out our second organized event to spread the word about WMBD. In 2015, UKM HIMPUS participated in a WMBD event organized by Aceh Birder. In 2016 - 2017 UKM HIMPUS continued WMBD celebrations as an organizer. So, this year we would like to continue our engagement in WMBD celebrations.

The series of activities that we propose starting in April 30th and then May 13th, 2018 as the peak of the celebration, namely:

World Migratory Bird Day Festival - Siletz Bay NWR

Description: Indoor festival with booths, presentations, and activities for adults and kids including a live raptor demonstration. Door prizes and gifts for moms. We may also offer field trips at local sites.

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