Join Us for Bird Day 2019!
Become a birdwatcher for the day and learn more about local birds while exploring nearby nature. Nature Canada’s Naturalist Director and resident bird-expert, Ted Cheskey will be leading Guided Nature Walks down by the Ottawa River in the Lac Deschenes IBA. Binoculars will be available.
Don’t miss the exciting Birds of Prey Flight Demonstration Show at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM, animated by Falcon Ed, a company that specializes in falconry, training birds of prey, ecological control and educational presentations.
Our local partner, Earth Path will also have bird-related activities and nature games for kids at our booth between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Earth Path is a non-profit organization based in the Ottawa region, dedicated to fostering meaningful relationships between people and the natural world.
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
Here is the schedule of activities for Ottawa Bird Day in conjunction with the Ottawa Children’s Festival:
|10:15 AM||Guided Nature Walk (45-60 mins)|
|11:00 AM||Birds of Prey Flight Show by Falcon Ed|
|11:45 AM||Welcome and remarks from Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Catherine McKenney, Councillor, Somerset Ward|
|12:15 PM||Guided Nature Walk (45-60 mins)|
|1:00 PM||Birds of Prey Flight Show by Falcon Ed|
|All Day||Nature activities with Earth Path at the Nature Canada booth|
Click HERE to read our media release!
For more information on the many fun and interactive activities that will be taking place at the Ottawa Children’s Festival, please visit http://ottawachildrensfestival.ca/.
PLAN YOUR TRIP TO NATURE CANADA’S WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY!
The Ottawa World Migratory Bird Day event will be held at LeBreton Flats, off the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, directly in front of the Canadian War Museum at 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa ON K1A 0M8.