Be an Ornithologist!

Date/Time

Apr 28, 2019
12:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Join us for this FREE Family Open House:

Be an Ornithologist!

https://beabird.eventbrite.com/?aff=list

This program is for the birds—and explorers of all ages!

  • Meet the Philadelphia Discovery Center's ring-necked dove and enjoy their birding activities.

  • Learn about bird conservation in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods

  • Make your own binoculars

  • Take a close look at the Wagner's historical bird collection, including an ivory-billed woodpecker, golden eagle, and a flamingo from the Philadelphia Zoo.

  • Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center will have a fish crow, turkey vulture, and raptor skulls. The Wagner will complement their raptor skull collection with some passerine skulls, too!

The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. and activities will be happening in our lecture hall and museum all afternoon, so come anytime! Activities are geared toward children 6 to 12, but all ages can enjoy this event. The event is also a great opportunity for anyone who wants to visit the Wagner and its 100,000-specimen natural history collection on a weekend.

This event is part of the Philadelphia Science Festival!

Cost

Free; for those who would like to donate to attend, we suggest $10 for a

Location

View map Wagner Free Institute of Science
1700 W. Montgomery Ave
Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Wagner Free Institute of Science

Phone

215-763-6529

Contact name

Coryn Wolk

Contact email

corynw@wagnerfreeinstitute.org

Neighborhood:

Philadelphia

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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