All About Songbirds at Bennet Spring State Park

Bennett Spring State Park 26250 Highway 64A, Lebanon

Bennett Spring State Park will be hosting monthly birding activities geared toward youth but open to all ages. Each month will highlight a different species or category of bird. Programs will start at 10 a.m. with a hike to see the birds' preferred habitat and to try to locate the featured species. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a related activity designed in a come-and-go format at the nature center.  DATES AND TOPICS: April 24 - Hummingbirds May 15 - Vultures (Meet at the Whistle Trail near the Shelter B bathrooms.) June 19 - Spring Birds July 3 - Bald Eagles Aug. 21 - Songbirds- * This is the one where MYBC will be involved!  Come once or come multiple times. Registration is not required. Meet at the nature center unless otherwise indicated. For more information, call 417-532-3925. PROGRAM TIMES: 10 A.M. - 2 P.M. 26250 Highway 64A, Lebanon, MO | 417-532-4338

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Bird Calls – Monthly Meeting

Zoom Online

As the nesting season winds down the birds start to sing less, which means it is important to know some of the other sounds they make! Get your listening ears on and get ready for some awesome bird calls! Join us to go over some common and uncommon calls that birds make. Members and non-members new and old welcome!  Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApd-quqjIuGNI3wADC_f8zL6JfHeFvxdjG  *NOTE NEW TIME!*

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RESCHEDULED! Field Trip! – Knob Noster State Park

Knob Noster State Park 873 SE 10 Rd, Knob Noster

Hi everyone, we are sorry to say that we had to re-schedule this event due to weather. The new event at the same location and time will be on Oct. 16th. A new event listing with a new sign-up will be posted.      Original Event Post:  Hi all! We hope you can join us for our first Central Region field trip to Knob Noster State Park. We haven't quite figured out all the details, but we will be birding. That we know. Event is free and all are welcome!  Please check out our new protocols concerning COVID-19 before attending: MYBC-Covid-Protocol-8-11-21 Sign- up here: https://forms.gle/MdZmngTbnCdmKycz8

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Migration! – Monthly Meeting

Zoom Online

Calling all MYBC members and not-yet-members, but soon to be members! Join us to explore “fall” migration and what birds you might want to catch a glimpse of on their way out of (or into) town. Come share what you know about bird migration and hopefully learn some more!  Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkdO6hrTsiGN1LXi6apInMbpJF5gJ0jyUV

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Field Trip! – Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center 4750 Troost Ave, Kansas City

Join us for birding fun right in the heart of Kansas City! You will be amazed to see what birds you can discover. We will meet in the pavilion outside at 8:30 am for a get-to-know-you ice breaker. Then we will proceed to go birding around the center. Snack and juice box will be provided at the end. Event is free to all and everyone is welcome.  Please review our pandemic policies before signing-up for this event: MYBC-Covid-Protocol-8-11-21 Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FABA923A2F5CF8-field1  If interested, you can also sign up for "Ducks, Grebes, and Goose: An Intro to Wildlife ID" happening at the Discovery Center after our young birders event. You must be 10+ years of age and register ahead of time. You can find out more here: https://mdc-event-web.s3licensing.com/Event/EventDetails/179545

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