Indiana Dunes State
Park will celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 10,
with an assortment of bird-related activities.
The day begins with
a bird walk at 9:30 a.m. in search of warblers, vireos, and other
neo-tropical migrants which have arrived in the Dunes. Meet at the Nature
Then, from 1:30 to
4 p.m., park staff and volunteers will offer an “Afternoon for the Birds”
with bird activities, crafts, and bird banding at the Nature Center. Folks
may visit for all or any part of the afternoon.
The day will
conclude at 8 p.m. with an evening foray in search of the night birds which
call the Dunes home, including owls and whip-poor-wills. Once again, meet at
the Nature Center.
coincides with International Migratory Bird Day, which promotes awareness of
global bird diversity and annual bird migrations. Throughout the spring
migration, visitors can visit indianadunesbirding.wordpress.com to stay
up-to-date on recent bird sightings and activities.
information, call (219) 926-1390.