Below is a list of International Migratory Bird Day events from coast to coast. For more information on IMBD check out www.naturecanada.ca/imbd.asp
A series of events, including bird walks, will be held across the city to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day. Celebrations will start with a proclamation of World Migratory Bird Day at the heron colony in Stanley Park at 9:30am. Bird walks around town will be lead by experts in five Vancouver parks. More information.
From 7am to 2pm, guided walks, mist-netting and bird banding demonstrations will be held at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park to celebrate the city’s 3rd Annual International Migratory Bird Day.
Join the Pacific Northwest Raptors for their daily demonstrations with birds of prey in a family-friendly environment.
The City of Calgary Parks is hosting an IMBD event at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary on May 12. Get there early for a chance to win door prizes!
Wings Over Wascana is a day-long festival celebrating birds and their habitat through a wide range of activities, including guided ecotreks, dissecting owl pellets, pond dipping and more.
On Saturday, May 12, the Peelee Island Hertiage Centre is hosting a celebration of birds and books. Not to be missed! See poster for more details.
Ted Cheskey, Nature Canada's manager of bird conservation, will be leading a bird walk with members of the Ottawa Field Naturalist Club on May 11, 2012 at the Lac Deschênes Important Bird Area. For more information on the event, please see the OFNC website.
Head to Toronto’s largest green space for a day of fun, family-friendly activities that celebrate migratory birds. Tommy Thompson Park will be hosting a series of events that include bird banding and bird walks.
The Toronto Zoo will also have activities celebrating IMBD, including guided bird walks through the Rouge Valley and the zoo. Registration is required for the May 12 event.
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust will be leading guided bird walks on May 12 through forest inhabited by woodpeckers, warblers and thrushes.
IMBD is a project of Environment for the Americas (EFTA), and was created by Partners in Flight (PIF) to focus public attention on the need for action to conserve birds and their habitats. Nature Canada is a proud partner of IMBD.