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Bird Week 2014

  • Saturday, May 03, 2014 - Saturday, May 10, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: various locations - see event details
  • Admission: free
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From bird nerd to bird curious, from wise old owl to adventurous tot, there is an event for everyone during Vancouver Bird Week: May 3 - 10, 2014.

New this year: first annual City Bird competition. Vote now! Voting closes May 10.

Bird Week Evening Presentation Series  
April 29            Special Pre-Week Event: Author David Sibley introduces his revised Guide to Birds  

May 5              Amazing Birds of Vancouver with local bird expert George Clulow  

May 9              Crow Night with scientist and author Rob Butler and film maker Mike McKinlay

May 10            Why Birds Matter with biologist and author Dick Cannings and announcement of City Bird  

Workshops
 
May 4              Drawing for Birders @ Stanley Park Ecology Society, 1-2:30pm *  

May 7              Drawing Birds Drop-in @ Hillcrest, 10-12pm  

May 7              Bird Taxidermy @ Stanley Park Ecology Society, 6-8pm  

May 8              Raptor ID workshop @ Stanley Park Ecology Society, 7-8:30pm*  

May 9              Drawing Birds Drop-in @ Hillcrest, 10-12pm  

Walks & Talks  
May 3              Bird Week Opening and Herons to Hummingbirds walk @ 2099 Beach Ave, 10:30am-12:30pm  

May 6              State of Marine Birds in Burrard Inlet @ Stanley Park Ecology Society, 7-8pm*  

May 8              Bird Project Artists Studio open house @ Queen Elizabeth Park, 4-7pm  

May 10            Bird Walks in various Parks across the city  

* events require registration

For more information, please check the Bird Week Calendar of Events on the City of Vancouver's website. All events are free except taxidermy.

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