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Bird Banding Demonstrations Offered at Mary Gray Bird Sancturary

The public is invited to join Indiana Audubon for a morning of bird banding demonstrations at Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary this summer.  The demonstrations are scheduled for select Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend through early August.

Vermont: Cliff Tops and Overlooks Closed to Protect Nesting Peregrines

 Hiking Vermont’s hillsides is a great way to enjoy a spring day, but the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Audubon Vermont recommend checking to see if the area you’re planning to hike or climb is open.  Several cliff areas are currently closed to protect nesting peregrine falcon

Nebraska: Willows and Wings birding hike rescheduled for May 26 at Willow Creek SRA

The Willow and Wings event scheduled for May 19 at Willow Creek State Recreation Area in Pierce County has been rescheduled for May 26 due to expected inclement weather. 

American Birding Expo Tickets Are Now on Sale

Tickets are now on sale for admission to the 2018 American Birding Expo, September 21–23, 2018, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. Cost is $10 (plus a $1.50 credit-card handling fee) for the entire event for those 18 and older. Admission is free to kids 17 and younger. 

IntoBirds Teams Up with Get the Lead Out to Save Our Raptors

IntoBirds, an online magazine, has teamed up with ‘Get the Lead Out,’ a new Facebook group created by Christine’s Critters, Inc. to bring national awareness to the fact that the Bald Eagle and other birds of prey are dying from lead poisoning at alarming rates.

"Art of Photography" Show and Sale at Hayes Presidential Library Features Staff Members' Photography

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums in Fremont, Ohio, is America’s first presidential library and the forerunner for the federal presidential library system. Now through July 4, a photographic exhibit there features the work of staff members, including nature photography brought in to coincide with the Biggest Week in Birding which regularly brings thousands of people to Northwest Ohio during spring migration of warblers and other birds through the Lake Erie marshes.  

Hotels Introducing On-Property Experts for Guided Excursions

As travelers seek more personalized and localized experiences while traveling, hotels around the world are introducing on-property experts to provide guided excursions. From wildlife expeditions in mountainous national parks and underwater explorations in the ocean to cultural city adventures, properties are presenting out-of-the-box opportunities for travelers to discover their surroundings.

Birding Wire Photo of the Week
Today’s photo comes from Kristina Smith of Fremont, Ohio. The photo is of am American Redstart, taken on the Tilden Woods trail at Point Pelee National Park in Leamington, Ontario. Kristina’s work is currently on display at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Museum & Library in Fremont, Ohio.

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