International Migratory Bird Day (Rouge National Urban Park)

13 May 2017
8:00 - 01:00
Rouge National Urban Park

International Migratory Bird Day (Rouge National Urban Park)

Parks Canada and the Toronto Zoo are proud to host International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) in the Rouge on Saturday May 13, 2017. This international event celebrates migratory birds making the long trip back from their wintering grounds in Central and South America to their nesting grounds here in North America. The theme of this year’s event is “Helping Birds Along the Way”. Parks Canada is hosting bird watching tours in the Rouge with guest bird experts departing at 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. These two-hour tours are free and recommended for ages 10 and up. To register for the tours, contact Elaine Christens at 416-392-5960 or echristens@torontozoo.ca When registering please include the name(s) and age(s) of participant(s) and your time preference. Space is limited, please register as soon as possible. For children 9 and under, Parks Canada is hosting a number of fun, on-site activities about birds that day! Complete a photo scavenger hunt, learn how to use binoculars, and more. Activities run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our event hub located at Parks Canada’s Zoo Road Welcome Area. www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/on/rouge/visit/se-rendre-get-there/toronto/zoo.aspx

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