World Migratory Bird Day at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

Newport, Ore. – On Saturday, May 11, the BLM’s Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area will celebrate World Migratory Bird Day by offering free entry and educational activities including guided nature hikes, available in both Spanish and English. These events demonstrate BLM’s commitment to serving the American family by being good neighbors and providing recreational opportunities.  

 

Guided Walks

• Birding Basics presentation - 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., meet at Yaquina Head Interpretive Center.

• Yaquina Head Bird Walk - 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., meet at Yaquina Head Interpretive Center.

 

Family Activities - available from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Make your own Bird Mask
  • Coloring Extravaganza
  • Migration Game
  • Trash or Treasure Game
  • Short Film Piper

 

World Migratory Bird Day celebrates the journey that migratory birds make between their breeding and non-breeding homes, and seeks to inspire people of all ages to get outdoors, learn about bird conservation, and take part in this initiative. Environment for the Americas and partnering organizers helped make this possible by providing educators, event organizers, and education materials. Additional information is available at www.birdday.org.

 

For more information about the events being offered at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, contact Robert Vargas at rvargas@blm.gov or call (541) 574-3100.

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area
Newport, Oregon 44° 40' 25.3308" N, 124° 4' 38.7372" W
Start date: 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:00
End date: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 16:00