Take Flight! Spotting Spring Birds

May 11, 2024

Discover the songs and sights of Minnesota’s spring migratory birds! Join Itasca State Park naturalists for a birding walk from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 starting at the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center. Discover recently arrived breeding birds as well as species passing through on their northward migration.Are you new to birding? Don’t worry, birders of all levels are welcome. This program is designed to improve birding knowledge, learn bird songs and have fun watching birds outdoors. WHAT TO BRING: Bring binoculars and bird field guide books. Itasca State Park has a limited number of binoculars to lend. Dress in layers for the temperatures. Other items to consider bringing: Insect repellant, hat, snack and water if you need it for this short outing.