A celebration of migratory birds

Published May 07, 2008

Join a flock of Aquarium staff and visitors on May 10, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as we observe International Migratory Bird Day. Enjoy crafts in celebration of birds that fly from one region to another, and participate in indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) activities showing the lifestyle and habitat of local migratory birds including the Baltimore oriole, Maryland’s state bird. Plus, meet Puffin, the Aquarium’s mascot, and get an eyeful of the many other amazing bird species that the Aquarium cares for.

 

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