Wednesday, April 30, 2014

International Migratory Bird Day 2014

Why do birds Matter?  Join World Bird Sanctuary Saturday May 10th to learn why at our International Migratory Bird Day celebration. 

This worldwide event celebrates our planet’s amazing migratory birds and “Why Birds Matter”.
Learn about the importance of pollinators such at the Ruby Throated Hummingbird, seed dispersers like the American Robin and rodent controllers such as the Red Tailed Hawk.

Schedule for the day:
9:00-1:00      World Bird Sanctuary’s volunteer field studies team will be on site to show visitors how song birds are trapped, measured, and banded as part of the Sanctuary’s ongoing migratory bird survey.  Take part and release a songbird back into the wild!  Shuttles to the site run every 30 minutes.

9:00            Naturalist led bird walk

10:00 & 12:00          Take in a seminar about feeding the birds by bird feed specialists       from the makers of Wild Delight Bird Seed.

Throughout the Day:
•     Learn how to draw birds
•     Make a paper bag vulture
•     View Ruby Throated Hummingbirds in action
•     Raptors on display

So, mark your calendars for May 10, 2014.
Admission and parking are free.


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