Fall Migration Festival

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Saturday and Sunday, September 19-20, 2015 9:30am to 4:30pm
with additional early morning and evening activities

Two-Day Ticket Price

Non-Member:  $15 Adult, $10 Child Member:  $13 Adult, $8 Child

One-Day Ticket Price

Non-Member:  $10 Adult, $8 Child, $30 Family Pack of 4 Member:  $8 Adult, $6 Child, $25 Family Pack of 4

 


Sitting in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, thousands of birds make their way across the Cape May Peninsula every fall. In a single day one can go from spotting a Peregrine Falcon flying low along the salt marsh to watching flocks of White-winged Scoters migrate along the ocean front. The sheer abundance and diversity of species migrating through the Cape May Peninsula is an amazing sight to see. This combination therefore makes it among the top birding destinations in the world and a top birding destination in North America.

At The Wetlands Institute, fall is an especially good time to experience the changing of seasons and the spectacle of migration of raptors, warblers, waterfowl, and more. In an effort to spread the word about this incredible time of year, The Wetlands Institute will be hosting a Fall Migration Festival. Visitors of all ages will be able to see, explore, learn, and enjoy! We’ll have guided viewing of migratory birds from the Institute and on Seven Mile Island, and much more!

  • Live Animals Presentations by Cape May Point State Park and Philadelphia Zoo
  • Naturalist-led Bird, Butterfly and Dragonfly Viewing Walks on Seven Mile Island
  • Sweeping Discoveries! Insect Collection, Identification and Release
  • Back-bay Kayak and Boat Tours
  • Assorted Crafts Including Fly Tying
  • Activities Focused on Butterfly and Sea Turtle Migration Including Monarch Tagging and Special Autumn Terrapin Releases
  • Garden Tours Focused on Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Pollinators
  • And More!

 


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