Join staff from Nature Up North, Nicandri Nature Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and Indian Creek Nature Center for a four part series on North Country Nature in Flight this summer. Learn how a variety of different animals use flight to their advantage, whether that’s for finding food, showing off to others, or just getting around. Throughout this series we’ll learn to see the skies and its flying critters with a whole new perspective!
During the spring and summer the North Country welcomes many species of migratory birds, some that have flown thousands of miles to breed right in our backyard! How is it possible for them to fly that far? What makes up a bird's bones, feathers, and general anatomy that allows them to complete such amazing feats!? Join us at the Wachtmeister Field Station to answer these questions and more! After an introduction to the science behind bird flight, we’ll take a walk on the Kip Trail to try to catch some in action. You’re welcome to bring your own binoculars, but we’ll also have a few pairs to borrow.
This event is free and perfect for all ages. Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact @natureupnorth on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with any questions.
Cover Image: Ben Dixon, Sandhill Cranes near Wilson Hill WMA