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Bird Language: Sat, Dec 2

posted Nov 14, 2017, 10:33 AM by Jonathan Poppele   [ updated Nov 14, 2017, 10:34 AM ]

Please join us for our next Bird Language Gathering

Saturday, December 2
9:00 - 1:00

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
3815 American Blvd E
Bloomington, MN 55425

Registration for these gatherings is encouraged, but not required. Feel free to drop by--and it would be great to know that you are coming!

Birds talk to each other. We can learn to understand it. And it's fun!

Winter is coming. The canopy has opened up again, giving us a good view through the forest. Chickadees and nuthatches are traveling in mixed feeding flocks, "talking" about the goings on in the woods. Come join us on the slopes of the Minnesota River Valley as we eavesdrop on their conversations.

What should I bring?

Bring what you need to be comfortable sitting still, outside on the ground for an extended period of time—perhaps as long as an hour. You will also need something to take notes on. You do not need to have binoculars, but there is no harm in bringing a pair if you would like. Here are a few recommended and optional items to bring:


Note pad & pencil
Ground cloth, blanket or camp-chair
Appropriate clothing for whatever weather we have that day
Warm footware

Water bottle

Sign me up!

Registration is encouraged, but not required. Feel free to drop in and join us—and it would be great to know you are coming! If you have any questions, or to register for the event:

For a map & directions click here

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge