Beginning Birding through the Months at Silverwood Park

Silverwood Regional Park, St Anthony, MN 2500 County Rd E, St Anthony

This is the 3rd of a 4-trip Silverwood Park birding experience (February thru May). Attend one or all of the trips!   Silverwood Park is a beautiful urban park on the […]

Woodcocks of Rush City

Rush City Cty Rd 361, Rush City, MN, United States

April 21, 22 OR 23– exact date tbd  7:45-9:15 PM The American Woodcock song and sky dance are remarkably entertaining. They migrate spring and fall using the prime habitats of […]

Fish Creek Early Migrants

Fish Creek 1487 - 1507 Henry Ln, Maplewood 1487 - 1507 Henry Ln, Maplewood

1487-11507 Henry Ln, Maplewood, MN 55119 Saturday, April 27, 9:00 to 11:00 AM We hope to see early migrants such as sapsuckers, flickers and bluebirds. One way to prep for […]

Tuesday Morning Walks – Crosby Farm Regional Park

Crosby Farm Regional Park 2595 Crosby Farm Rd., St. Paul, MN, United States

2595 Crosby Farm Rd, St. Paul, MN 55116 Early warblers and other passerine migrants. DIRECTIONS     Traveling south on 35ES take exit 103B for MN5/West 7th Street. Turn right onto West […]

Beginning Birding at Katherine Abbott Park

Katherine Abbott Park, Mahtomedi 1000 Lincolntown Ave, Mahtomedi, United States

1000 Lincolntown Ave, Mahtomedi, MN 55115 Saturday, May 4, 2024, 8:30- 10:30 AM Varied habitat at Katherine Abbott Park includes two small ponds, a mixture of oak and pine forest, and a section of prairie thus making it a good location for a variety of birds. Several overlooks allow for long distance viewing of shorebirds and ducks. […]

Warblers and Waterfowl Along the Minnesota River – Old Cedar Ave. Bridge

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge 9500 Old Cedar Avenue S, Bloomington, MN, United States

9500 Old Cedar Ave S., Bloomington, MN  55425 Sunday, May 5, 7:30-11 AM One of the very best birding locales in the state; and so close to St. Paul! We’ll check the area between Old Cedar Avenue and the Bass Ponds.  The Minnesota River flyway makes this a great spot for migrating passerines and waterfowl. […]

Tuesday Morning Walks – Snail Lake Regional Park

Snail Lake Regional Park, Shoreview, MN 4191 Snail Lake Blvd., Shoreview, MN, United States

4191 Snail Lake Blvd, Shoreview, MN  55126 ATTN: Meeting time is later than other Tuesday Morning Trips. Wetlands and woodlands with lots of edges make this a good birding site. DIRECTIONS     Meet in the parking lot at Snail Lake picnic area/boat launch/beach parking lot; second entrance, past Mackubin Street intersection: 45.067178, -93.123040 REGISTRATION     None […]

Warbler Weekend 2024

Hok-Si-La Park, Lake City, MN 2500 U.S. Hwy 61, Lake City

Warbler Weekend 2024 is May 10-12, and here is everything you need to know.  Registration: Registration for the weekend and reservations for all meals, including requests for gluten-free or vegetarian meals, are required in advance by April 18. Registration is Open Online Registration Form Accommodations: Birders staying overnight need to make their reservations. Another major […]

Tuesday Morning Walks – Rachel Lilly Preserve

Rachel Lilly Preserve 680 MN-62, Mendota Heights, MN, United States

Rachel Lilly Preserve, part of Dodge Nature Center, 656 MN-110, Mendota Heights, MN 55118 Don’t miss this gem! Many possible sightings await you at this little-known preserve. Distance up to 2 miles. DIRECTIONS    Enter from Hwy 110 - bear left to park by the barn or right to park in the church parking lot. Meet […]

Beginning Birding though the Months at Silverwood Park

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This is the last of a 4-trip Silverwood Park birding experience (February thru May).  Silverwood Park is a beautiful urban park on the shores of Silver Lake. The variety of habitats in the park--oak forest, marsh, grassland, and lakefront--make it a great birding destination, with over 180 different species sighted in the park. Birding in […]

Migrant and Nesting Birds Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Murphy Hanrehan Park Reserve, Savage, MN 15501 Murphy Lake Blvd, Savage, MN, United States

15501 Murphy Lake Blvd, Savage, MN 55378 Thursday, May 16, 7-10 AM One of the best birding areas in Twin Cities Metro! Focus is on songs/calls of nesting birds in a hardwood forest as well as spring migrants. Hooded warbler is a target species. DIRECTIONS      Head south from Minneapolis on 35W. Take Exit 2 for […]

Woodland Birds

Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Eagan, MN 55123 1100 Cliff Rd, Eagan, MN, United States

Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Eagan, MN 55123 Saturday, May 18, 7:30–11:00 am Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Eagan is a terrific place for migrant and resident songbirds! Join friendly birders seeking the sounds and colors of springtime in a section of this beautiful 2,000-acre regional park. We will walk maintained woodland, meadow, and lakeside trails. […]