International Migratory Bird Day

How International Migratory Bird Day started

International Migratory Bird Day was created in 1993 by visionaries at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. Now under the direction of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, IMBD continues to focus attention on one of the most important and spectacular events in the life of a migratory bird—its journey between its summer and winter homes. Today, International Migratory Bird Day is celebrated in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Central America through bird festivals and bird walks, education programs, and Bird Day! Eagle Optics invites you to join us in this important celebration.

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