Festival

Bird Day Celebration

Friends of Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge are hosting a day of guided bird walks, bird banding demonstration, games, activties, and information for all ages.  Members of the Sussex County Bird Club will provide tips on identfication by sight and sound, the Avian Wildlife Center will have some of their resident hawks, owls, and songbirds on display, Restore Native Plants will share information on landscaping that will benefit wild birds.

WMBD at Fernbank Science Center

Join us May 12, 2018 for World Migratory Bird Day at Fernbank Science Center.  There will be free fun for the whole family, including bird activities, live bird demonstrations, a binocular "training" course and much more.  This year we are also hosting a photography contest sponored by the Georgia Nature Photography Association and Fernbank Science Center.  The title of the competition is "Migratory Birds of the Southeast" 

DÍA MUNDIAL DE LAS AVES MIGRATORIAS ANCÓN 2018

El Día Mundial de la Aves Migratorias en Ancón, busca sensibilizar entre el público visitante al parque Central y Balneario de Ancón sobre la importancia de conservar a las aves especialmente a las aves migratorias.

El evento contará con talleres educativos, conferencias y observación de aves. 

La participación es libre! 

Festival de las Aves Migratorias Ventanilla 2018

El festival de las aves en los Humedales de Ventanilla, se realizá en marco de las celebraciones del Día Mundial de las Aves Migratorias.

Las actividades se realizarán en el Parque Ecológico Municipal El Mirador "Humedales de Ventanilla" a partir de las 9:00am. Tendremos talleres educativos, diversas charlas, observación de aves y mucho más. Ven con tu familia, el ingreso es libre!

World Migratory Bird Day at Frick Park

On May 12th, come to the Frick Environmental Center to engage your larger-than-bird brain and celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

 

We will have a variety of activities for learners of all ages, from fledgling to adult, that teach ways to appreciate and help birds in our backyards including:

 

Birds without Borders: 2018 International Migratory Bird Day

Birds without Borders: 2018 International Migratory Bird Day, a celebration of birds and their natural habitats, will be held Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nearby Nature facilities in Alton Baker Park in Eugene. An early-bird bird walk will begin at 7:30 a.m.

The family-friendly event, cosponsored by Lane County Audubon Society and Nearby Nature, will provide outdoor learning experiences featuring kid-friendly bird walks and other educational activities at Nearby Nature’s Learnscape. Spanish-speaking guides will be available. 

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.

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 NC

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.

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