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Title: International Migratory Bird Day - May 10, 2014
Post by: Kinderchick on May 09, 2014, 21:11
From the Oak Hammock Marsh Newsletter...

International Migratory Bird Day is a special day dedicated to the celebration of migratory birds and to conservation awareness across the continent. It is celebrated annually on the second Saturday of May in the United States and Canada.

The Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is celebrating International Migratory Bird Day with many activities including bird banding, birding walks, live birds of prey viewing with Wildlife Haven and presentations by guest speakers throughout the day.

11 a.m. - Peregrine Falcon Recovery Program by Tracy Maconachie (Project Coordinator)
1 p.m. - Birds of Manitoba by Christian Artuso (Breeding Bird Atlas coordinator)
2:30 p.m. - Important Bird Areas by Charlie McPherson (IBA Caretaker, Netley-Libau Marsh)

The Marsh offers great wildlife viewing opportunities, especially during this time of the year.