Educational Activity

Celebrate WMBD at Walter Baker Park!

Join the Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre and Wild Birds Unlimited (Kanata) under the picnic structure at Walter Baker Park to celebrate WMBD! 

Pack your picnic and drop by the covered picnic structure between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm to:

- Participate in several bird-themed craft activities

- Challenge yourself to the Dim the Lights for Birds at Night scavenger hunt

- Borrow a pair of binoculars and go for a bird walk

- Learn more about Ottawa's only organization dedicated to rehabilitating injured wild birds

Birds of pray and their migration routes

We're in one of the most famous areas for birdwatching, in the middle of the route of migrating birds of prey that cross the Strait of Gibraltar from Africa and are headed to Europe for nesting. 

Together with our ornithologist, we'll walk from Arenzano to the Scarpeggin hut and during the trekking we'll learn about habits, routes, and journeys of the various species that we'll observe during the day.

Binoculars are recommended.

Partecipation is free, booking is mandatory.

Protect our feathered friends!

Primary School students will be engaged in the art installation and story telling session. Selected students will showcase a dance performance to spread this year's World Migratory Bird Day theme of Light Pollution, with the slogan "Dim the lights for birds at night!" . We will also discuss ecological imbalance and conservation of migratory birds and their habitat. 

World Migratory Bird Day Celebration

World Migratory Bird Day is an annual event for educating the public about the urgent conservation needs of migratory birds and their habitats. On Saturday, May 14, join Pipestone National Monument for a fun and informative day of activities for the whole family! 

World Migratory Bird Day

Wildlife Science and Conservation Center is a leading nature conservation and research organization in Mongolia, and we always considered the World Migratory Bird Day as an important annual event for our public engagement and education. We regularly celebrated the WMBD with the support from EAAFP and other partners. In 2022, we are planning to host WMBD events at two bird ringing stations located eastern and eastern Mongolia. These ringing stations are run by WSCC and dedicated to the songbird migration monitoring and public awareness for Mongolia.

World Migratory Bird Day at the Alaska Zoo

World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated annually at the Alaska Zoo with our longtime partner U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This year’s event will feature birding signs with QR codes which visitors can scan with phone cameras to learn about birds and birding, binoculars available to borrow during your visit, take home items courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Migratory Birds and an early morning guided bird walk (must buy tickets in advance online, spaces limited) to observe species passing through zoo grounds in early morning hours.

World Migratory Bird Day Native Plant Giveaway

To celebrate World Migratory Bird Day, the Library is hosting a native plant giveaway, on May 10th and May 11th from 9 to Noon both days! Dim the Lights for Birds at Night, is the theme for WMBD this year!

Fascinating Flight of the Bar-tailed Godwit

City of Canada Bay is hosting an afternoon with Judy Harrington from Birdlife Australia to learn more about our resident migratory shorebird, the Bar-tailed Godwit!

World Migratory Bird Day at the Vista Grande Public Library in Santa Fe

The Library will host our neighbors for an educational event that will focus on the birds that migrate through the area and the birds who stay for the summer or longer.  We will also focus on the impact of Dark Skies at Night on birds and the environment here. Activities will take place from 1 - 3:30 pm Mountain time. 

World Migratory Bird Day

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge will offer several activities throughout the day: a guided morning nature walk, story time and craft, and a scavenger hunt with event prizes. Come visit our table for a schedule of events and we'll get you started! 

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