bird related holidays Archive

  The International Migratory Bird Day is on May 12th this year. I won’t try to paraphrase or rewrite something to explain what this day is all about. I will just let you read from their website,1 What is International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD)? IMBD celebrates and brings attention to one of the most important and spectacular events in the Americas – bird migration.  Bird Day is celebrated in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.   When is International Migratory Bird Day?? IMBD officially takes place on the second Saturday in May in the U.S. and Canada and in October in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean each year. But we recognize that this date doesn’t work [&hellip

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We just passed a bird day I was unaware of, National Bird Day on January 5th! I am sorry to have missed it but I will try to remember next year! According to HolidayInsights.com, Bird Day is the oldest of the days set aside to recognize birds. According to the U.S. Library of Congress, Bird Day was first observed on May 4, 1894. It was started by Charles Almanzo Babcock, superintendent of schools in Oil City, Pennsylvania. By 1910, Bird Day was widely celebrated, often in conjunction with Arbor Day. Bird Day and Arbor Day events are focused upon conservation training and awareness. International Migratory Bird Day From their very own website, Environment for the Americas, describes this day as follows… What is International Migratory [&hellip

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