World Center for Birds of Prey celebrates International Migratory Bird Day, Saturday, May 10

25 April 2014

BOISE, Idaho –The Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 10.

With the theme “Why Birds Matter,” activities will focus on the remarkable journeys many birds make each year between nesting habitats in North America and wintering grounds in Central America, the Caribbean, and South America.

Experts will be on hand for this family-friendly day to discuss avian migration through games, activities, and presentations. Bring your binoculars for birding walks with a raptor biologist. There also will be live bird demonstrations and tours of the Archives of Falconry.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, May 10

Admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 youth (4-16), free to members

Information: (208) 362-8687

Driving directions: From I-84, south on Cole Road 6 miles to Flying Hawk Lane

Website: http://www.peregrinefund.org/vmic

Schedule:

  • 10 a.m.: Birding Walk with a raptor biologist
  • 10:30 a.m.: Live bird presentation
  • 11 a.m.: Archives of Falconry tour
  • Noon: Live bird presentation
  • 1 p.m.: Birding Walk with a raptor biologist
  • 2 p.m. Live bird presentation
  • 2:30 p.m. The Great Migration game
  • 2:30 p.m. Archives of Falconry tour
  • 3:30 p.m. Live bird presentation
  • 4:15 p.m.: Last admittance

For more information, contact:

Erin Katzner

Director of Global Engagement
Main Phone: 208-362-3716
Direct Phone: 208-362-8277
Country: USA
The Peregrine Fund