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Bird City

THE CITY OF ALGOMA IS DESIGNATED A...

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COME VISIT ALGOMA FOR YOUR NEXT BIRD WATCHING ADVENTURE.

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ALGOMA BIRD CELEBRATION 2019


Plan to attend the 5th annual Algoma Bird Celebration (ABC) on Saturday, April 6, 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. at the Algoma Youth Club (620 Lake St).  Stay for the day or drop in as your time permits.  Information displays and items for sale will be available throughout the day.  Children’s book author/illustrator Janet Tlachac-Toonen will be on hand to chat about her wonderful picture books and offer story time readings before and after the live bird program.   Free coloring pages designed by the author will be available for children.  Programs begin at 10:00 a.m. with Bob Kuhn’s ‘Getting the Picture: Songbirds, Shorebirds, Water Fowl’.   At 11:00 meet live owls, hawks and falcons at the family friendly ‘Hunters of the Sky’ program provided by Open Door Bird Sanctuary.  Learn how to use native plants in your landscape to attract butterflies at the ‘Butterfly Garden’ program at 12:30 with speaker Karen Newbern of Door County Landscape and Nursery. The United Methodist Men will offer food and refreshments throughout the event.  Entries for the Bird City Algoma student photo contest will be on display and prizes will be awarded.  This is a free event planned by the Bird City Algoma Committee to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day.

For more information about the Algoma Bird Celebration, birds and birding in and around Algoma, visit the Bird City Algoma website at birdcityalgoma.com and watch for updates on the Bird City Algoma Facebook page.  Email questions to birdcityalgoma@yahoo.com.

For tips on how you can create or improve bird habitat check out the "Resources" section of the Bird City Wisconsin website.

Do you have photos of birds in and around Algoma that you would like to share?  Send the photos to amber.shallow@algomacity.org and we will share them here on our website.  Please include the name of the photographer, location, date, & time of photo so we can credit your work.  Please also identify the species in your photos.

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