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Intl. Migratory Bird Day

Saturday May 03, 2014   10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location:  MS Museum of Natural Science

County:  Hinds

For more information please contact Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000.


Gather for bird watching, nature hikes, and lots of hands-on activities. Join in the fun and help support migratory bird conservation. IMBD celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the Americas - bird migration. 

Download the IMBD flyer here.

Regular Museum admission applies for IMBD: $6 adults; $4 youth ages 3-18; $5 senior citizens (60+); free for children under 3; free for Museum Members.

Scout Friendly! Completing every activity qualifies Cub Scouts for components of the Leave No Trace Award (Tiger) and the World Conservation Award (Wolf, Bear and Webelos).  Webelos will complete components of the Naturalist Badge, except for one week of required bird watching. Boy Scouts work toward the Bird Badge.   Completing each activity qualifies Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi for MMNS/IMBD Patch. Admission for Groups of 10 or more:  $2.00 per scout.   One adult FREE per 10 students.   Each additional adult is $6.00. To receive the group rate, you must arrive as a group.

ACTIVITIES:

  • Live Birds of Prey Program
  • The Migration Game
  • Owl Pellets Investigation
  • Guided Nature Walks & "Bird Talk": 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30pm, 1:30 pm
  • Wingspan Measuring
  • Face Painting
  • Build a Recycled Hummingbird Feeder (while supplies last)
  • Home Tweet Home:Bird Nests
  • Story Trail Hike

Note: Activities schedule subject to change.

 

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