[Ontbirds] Ruthven Bird Festival May 8 & 9, 2015

Geoff Carpentier geoff.carpentier at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 12:01:44 EDT 2015

Posted with permission of Bird-Alert Coordinator on behalf of Ruthven Bird Festival

BIRD FESTIVAL at Ruthven Park National Historic Site May 8 & 9, 2015
Activities for kids too!

The theme for this event is neotropical migratory birds in celebration of the TORONTO 2015 Pan/Parapan AM Games this coming summer.

The event will be held rain or shine so come dressed for the weather.


May 8 at 7 pm. Opening and presentation by Jody Allair on Conserving our Shared Birds 
followed by social time with the Latin Vintage Orchestra and refreshments.

May 9 - the bird banding station opens at 6 am
             - 8 am Bird Census Walk
             -9 am Spring Trail Walk
             -10 am Make a Leaf Library
             -11 am - 3 pm Face Painting for kids of all ages and Fluffy the Clown
             -1 pm - Canadian Raptor Conservancy- Birds of Prey Show

Presentations:  11 am The Discovery of the Jocotoco Antpitta and the Development of New Approaches to Conservation in Latin America - David Agro
                          2 pm   Birds of Tierra del Fuego – Geoff  Carpentier
                          3 pm Ruthven and its Neotropical Feathered Friends - Matt Timpf
                          4 pm COTERC: The Canadian Organization for Tropical Education and Rain Forest Conservation

                          5 pm Closing Reception

Marilynn Havelka
Chief Administrative Officer
Ruthven Park National Historic Site
243 Haldimand Hwy. #54, Box 610
Cayuga, Ontario  Canada  N0A 1E0

tel- (905) 772-0560
fax- (905) 772-0561
cell- (905) 977-1845


Geoff Carpentier

Contact me at: 905-852-2011 or avocetnatureservices at gmail.com
Visit my website: www.avocetnatureservices.com

Specializing in Environmental & Natural History Surveys and 
Expedition & Personalized Guiding Services

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