birds that migrate Archive

Ways to Celebrate There are LOTS of possibilities… Take notice of the birds around you Point out these birds to someone else Create or improve habitat at home or school Build and maintain a bird feeder or bird house Buy and wear an IMBD t-shirt Keep your cat indoors — helps cat and birds! Reduce your use of pesticides in yard and garden Drink bird-friendly, shade-grown coffee Use “green” home paper products to conserve forest habitat Buy a Duck Stamp! Join or give to wildlife preservation groups Volunteer your birding abilities Participate in a bird count or study Donate your binoculars to Birders’ Exchange Get involved in community land-use planning Lead or attend a bird watching walk Take a class on migratory birds Teach students [&hellip

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May 9th, 2009 is International Migratory Bird Day—a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting migratory birds. This could be as simple as educating yourself about the bird that migrate through or to your area, attend a local function or coordinate a festival to celebrate the birds and pass along information. If you choose the latter—the IMDB may be able to help you pick a particular theme or gather materials and information.12 International Migratory Bird Day or IMDB started in 1993 by the Partners In Flight, agencies who together wish to help ensure healthy populations for the 350+ migratory birds that travel between North America and wintering grounds in South and Central America, Mexico, the Carribean and the southern United States. IMDB is celebrated in the [&hellip

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