Take part in the biggest week of American birding with the Black Swamp Observatory in the Warbler Capital of the World. During spring migration, you can go on birding walks, listen to lectures, even go to a birder prom. Some events charge a fee. Share:

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Third annual Birds of Lake Erie Day at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center will feature events for all ages, including hikes with wildlife rehabilitation specialist Tim Jasinski, live animals programs, an update on Cleveland’s Lights Out initiative and planetarium shows.   Share:

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Birds are migrating north. And hundreds of them will soon stop at the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, 88 acres of dredged soil from the bottom of the Cuyahoga River. In the spring and fall, the brightly colored warblers, vireos, thrushes and flycatchers stop to refuel, eating and resting before they fly 60 miles across lake…

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This chilly spring has been rough on birds, too. Migrating birds, such as kinglets, warblers and sparrows, are waiting for southwest winds to make the journey north easier. So they’re still staging their trips south of us, said Tim Jasinski, wildlife rehabilitation specialist at Lake Erie Science & Nature Center in Bay Village.  As of…

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