Dennis Dow/Woodland Park Zoo
Take a guided tour of Woodland Park Zoo with a keeper during the zoo’s Early Morning Bird Walk and learn firsthand about the wild bird that call Woodland Park Zoo home.

Take a guided Early Morning Bird Walk at the zoo

Take a guided Early Morning Bird Walk and discover wild,
migratory birds at the zoo

WHAT: In celebration of International Migratory Bird Day, take a guided tour of zoo grounds with a keeper and learn firsthand about the wild birds that call Woodland Park Zoo home, and those that make it a temporary home during their annual migration. Zookeepers and expert staff will be your guides, giving natural history and birding tips to participants of all ages and levels of experience. The walk will last approximately two hours. Please bring binoculars and weather-appropriate clothing. A light breakfast of pastries and coffee will be served.

WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 6:45-9:30 a.m.

WHERE: The bird walk departs from the zoo’s South Entrance at N. 50th St. & Fremont Ave. N.

COST: $20 per adult non-zoo member; $10 per adult zoo member. Children 12 and under are free. Parking: $5.25.

You must reserve your space to participate in the Early Morning Bird Walk. RSVP by emailing eric.kowalczyk@zoo.org. Space is limited to the first 50 RSVPs.

INFO: International Migratory Bird Day highlights the migration of nearly 350 bird species between nesting habitats in North America and non-breeding grounds in South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Many think of migratory birds as symbolic harbingers of spring and melodious songsters of the woods, but migratory birds are also an important economic resource, controlling insect pests and generating billions in recreational dollars. Unfortunately, research has shown that many migratory bird populations are in decline, facing a growing number of threats on their migration routes and in both their summer and winter habitats. Thus, International Migratory Bird Day, in addition to being a day to foster appreciation, is a call to action.

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