Migratory birds, whose arrival is slowed by unseasonable climate, ought to truly be right here for World Migratory Bird Day, May 14. Celebrating these birds and their arrival would be the focus of occasions that day at Eastman Nature Center, Elm Creek Park Reserve.
A daylong program of occasions is deliberate, open to all, and free. This is a good way to stretch your birding muscle groups once more.
On the schedule from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. are:
- Binocular demonstrations.
- Live birds from Eastman Nature Center and the Midwest Peregrine Society on show.
- Talks with naturalists about birds and hen migration.
- Family hen problem.
- Binocular problem course.
- Guided hen walks.
- Live great-horned owl and owl artifacts.
- Games and artwork actions.
- An alternative to go to with representatives from National Camera Exchange (binoculars and different birding gear), the Minnesota Decoy and Wildfowl Carving Club and the Midwest Peregrine Society.
The Divine Swine meals truck might be available with bird-friendly espresso, doughnuts and lunch gadgets for buy.
Scheduled occasions embrace:
- 7:30–9 a.m.: Early morning hen stroll (advance registration required).
- 8:30–10 a.m.: Early morning hen stroll (advance registration required).
- 9 a.m.–midday: Bird banding demonstration.
- 9:30 a.m.: Coffee for Birds presentation.
- 10:30 a.m.: Presentation celebrating 40 Years of Peregrine Falcon Recovery within the Upper Midwest .
- 11 a.m.: The Wandering Naturalist podcast stay recording
- 12:30 p.m.: Backyard Bird Feeding presentation.
- 1:30 p.m.: Presentation on the superb restoration of the Eastern bluebird.
More info at threeriversparks.org. Part of the Three Rivers Park District, Elm Creek is situated simply north of the intersection of Hwys. 169 and 610 in western Hennepin County. Get instructions right here.