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Wednesday May 10, 2023 to Sunday May 14
Urban Birding Challenge
The Windsor Urban Birding Challenge is a new event created by the Pelee Island Bird Observatory. The event aims to introduce new birders to discovering nature in their city and to challenge experienced birders in an urban environment. It also incorporates the annual World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrations, which have the theme of “water” for 2023. The challenge runs for 24 hours however you can choose the amount of time spent birding.
Join Pelee Island Bird Observatory in a multi-day celebration of World Migratory Bird Day! There will be virtual bird talks with local and international guests on Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12. A 24-hour urban bird race in the city of Windsor from Saturday at noon to Sunday at noon. A kickoff night on Wednesday, May 10th with a BirdLife International speaker, Ian Davidson, and an awards night on May 14th to celebrate the winners of the race. There will be lots of great prizes for the winners of the race, as well as food and drink. Registration to join the race and for all the events are FREE! Visit www.pibo.ca to register or call 519-982-7426. This event is open to new birders and experienced ones alike. Family-friendly!