Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds

May 18, 2017 – May 21, 2017 all-day
Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
29409 170th Street
Detroit Lakes

Nearly 200 bird species recorded annually during the spring bird migration in a unique transition zone of tall-grass prairie, northern hardwood and conifer forests, and wetlands. Field trips, workshops, socials. Featured presenters include keynote David Sibley on Psychology of Bird Identification, Ernesto Reyes on Birds of Cuba, Carrol Henderson on effects of bp oil spill on Common Loons, Doug Buri workshop on 10 step method to get your dream bird. Key species: Greater Prairie Chicken, Chestnut-collared Longspur, Golden-winged Warbler, Bobolink, LeConte’s Sparrow, American Woodcock, Trumpeter Swan, Sedge Wren. Online program/registration.