International Migratory Bird Day Mist Netting Demo

International Migratory Bird Day Mist Netting Demo

5/13/2023 to 5/13/2023 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Program Location: Interpretive Center, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S Homer Lake Rd, Homer, IL 61849

May 13th is International Migratory Bird Day, and we are celebrating at the Homer Lake Interpretive Center! From 9-11 a.m., learn more about the birds that live in this region with avian biologists from the University of Illinois. They will capture and band live birds with mist-nets, and talk about unique traits of each species as well as the importance of bird banding for conservation.

Additional self-guided activities will also be available during the Interpretive Center’s open hours (10 a.m.- 4 p.m.). Rain backup date: May 20.

FREE. All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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