Saturday, March 5, 2011
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come learn all about the amazing birds you see everyday and why we want to celebrate them in our city. Fun activities for the entire family including bird walks, live bird demonstrations, citizen science bird counts, kids bird drawing, expert lectures, hands-on kids activities and more.
• Beginner Bird Walk – 9:30 at Stratford Drive
• 10-minute Urban Bird Count- Collect data for Cornell Lab of Ornithology
• Bird Scavenger Hunt Activity – Win Prizes!
• Kids Craft Activity – Bird viewers
• Kids Bird Drawing Activity & Art Contest
• Naturalist Workshop Trade Counter
• Bird of Prey Demonstration
• Bird Comparisons with Live Birds
• Bird Story Time & Short Story Contest
• Expert Bird Talks
Additional Events for Celebrating Urban Birds!
Camacho Activity Center- Bird Counts and Paddling
Dougherty Arts Center – Bird Introductions
Zilker Botanical Garden – 10 Minute Bird Counts
Barton Springs Bathhouse – Pigeon Watch
Elisabet Ney Museum – Meet an Owl
Mexican American Cultural Center – Crafting a Bird Mural
O.Henry Museum – Birds inside Stories and Songs
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