Rogue Valley Bird Day is the local celebration of International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), which celebrates one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory birdits journey between wintering and breeding grounds. This year's theme is, "Restore Habitats, Restore Birds." Some bird species provide practical solutions to problems, such as the need for insect and rodent control. Others disperse seeds, helping to revegetate disturbed areas. Others are pollinators, ensuring that we are graced with flowering plants, trees and shrubs. Beyond the utilitarian, birds are inspirations for the arts: paintings, poetry and music all express the joy that birds provide us every day.
Join us on Saturday, May 9, from 8:00 am to noon, to celebrate! Enjoy
exhibits, guided bird walks, shade-grown coffee, and a bird-calling contest
at 10:30 am for all ages.
This outdoor event is admission-free and takes place at North Mountain Park, 620 N Mountain Avenue,
To learn more about this national event visit www.birdday.org.
For more information call the North Mountain Park Nature Center at 541.488.6606 or the Klamath Bird Observatory at 541.201.0866.
Photographs courtesy Graham Lewis
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