The Indiana Audubon Hummingbird

Migration Celebration

August 10, 2019

9am – 4pm

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The Indiana Audubon Hummingbird Migration Celebration

SAVE THE DATE

AUGUST 10, 2019

 

is a festival for the tiny gem, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Multiple sponsors and partners provide an opportunity for all to learn about these amazing little birds, how to attract them, and how to keep them coming year after year. Activities include hummingbird banding demonstrations to view hummingbirds up close, guided nature walks, a native plant sale, programs about birds and other pollinators, kid’s activities, vendor booths, live music, and more.


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Schedule of Events


BIRD BANDING

9:30am-11:30am

Hummingbird Banding

Amy Wilms

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Songbird Banding

Brad Bumgardner

1:30pm-3:30pm

Hummingbird Banding

Amy Wilms


PRESENTATIONS IN BROOKS HALL

9:30am

The Anatomy of Birds – Karen Henman

11:30am

Bird Town Indiana

1:00pm

Backyard Birds of Indiana – Brad Bumgardner

3:00pm

Bats of Indiana – Ryan Slack


10:30am

Bird Brains! – Jack Berninger

12:00pm

Hummingbirds 101 – Carl & Amy Wilms

04:00pm

Hummingbirds 101 – Carl & Amy Wilms

AMPITHEATER PROGRAMS

9:30am

Live Birds of Prey Take Flight!


11:30am

Live Birds of Prey Take Flight

LOWER MARKLE

10:30am

Turtle Time!

1:30pm

Turtle Time!

2:00pm

Wetland Safari


LARGE SHELTER ACTIVITIES

All Day!

Children Activities all day!


LARGE SHELTER HIKES

9:30am

Morning Birdwalk

10:00am

Beekeeping 101

11:00am

Butterflies Alive!

12:00pm

Nature Walk

2:30pm

Butterflies Alive!

2:30pm

Planting Native – Talk to Dawn at the Native Plant Sale!


 UPPER MARKLE BARN

10:30am – on!

The Music from THE YEARS!  The Lucky Devils will be once again part of that magical, fluid, collaborative, wonderfulness that just IS; we’ll be joining Cory Glisson and Brentney Campbell‘s PATCHWORK SUNSHINE, and the amazing, Craig Wynne to re-become, THE YEARS, at Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary for the inaugural Hummingbird Migration Celebration!

12:00pm

Connersville Art


HUMMINGBIRD FRIENDLY NATIVE PLANT SALE

FOR SALE BY THE SMALL SHELTER – WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

  • Common Milkweed
  • Butterfly Milkweed
  • Downy Mint
  • White Turtlehead
  • Clover Prairie
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Geranium Wild
  • Sunflower FALSE
  • Spiked Blazingstar
  • Flower Cardinal
  • Lobelia Blue
  • Bergamot Wild
  • Ladder Jacob’s
  • Narrow Mint
  • Virginia Mint
  • Yellow Coneflower
  • Showy Susan
  • Lyre-leaved Sage
  • Catchfly Royal
  • Pink Fire
  • Silphium Rosinweed
  • Grass Blue-eyed
  • Blue-stemmed Goldenrod
  • Zig-zag Goldenrod
  • Poppy Celandine
  • Blue Aster
  • Heath Aster
  • Smooth Aster
  • Silphium Rosinweed
  • Grass Blue-eyed
  • Blue-stemmed Goldenrod
  • Zig-zag Goldenrod
  • Poppy Celandine
  • Blue Aster
  • Heath Aster
  • Smooth Aster


Location


Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary
3499 S Bird Sanctuary Road
Connersville, IN 47331
Phone: 765-827-5109




Registration


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION


Adults: $10 each

Child (17 and under): Free

Regular Event Cost


(After August 8, 2018)

Adults – $15 each

Child (17 and under): Free




FESTIVAL SPONSORS


City of Connersville, Mayor Harold Gordon

City of Connersville, Mayor Harold Gordon

Amos Butler Audubon Society

Amos Butler Audubon Society

Murphy's Gas Company

Murphys Gas Company

Yaryan Eye Care Center

Yaryan Eye Care Center

Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home

Showalter Blackwell Long

FIRST MERCHANTS BANK

FIRST MERCHANTS BANK


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