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In Review: Our Big Year of Birds in Numbers

By: Sam Safran & Steven Hogg & John Moriarty

May 23, 2023

Learn about the number of birds and types of birds observed during our 2022 Big Year of Birds! Our natural resources experts dive into the data logged by park visitors.

Want to take birding to the next level? Learn how you can start logging your sightings on bird lists or joining in bird-count competitions.

Birding Etiquette and How to Be an Ethical Birder

By: Three Rivers Staff

May 23, 2022

When you're birding, it's important to keep in mind how your presence can affect the creatures you're looking for. Learn basic guidelines that can help you respect the birds, their habitat and other people in the park.

Wandering Warblers

By: Josh Sweet

May 02, 2022

Learn more about the warbler and its migration, as well as which species of warbler you can spot in Minnesota.

How to Start Birding

By: Alan Holzer

March 29, 2022

Whether you're scanning trees from the trail or a feeder from your window, birding is a flexible outdoor activity that you can enjoy in any season. Read on to find out the basics of birding and what you need to get started.

Where to Go Birding in Three Rivers (Part 2)

By: Steven Hogg

March 01, 2022

Learn key spots to bird in the Three Rivers Park District in the second part of our “Where to Go Birding” series.

Where to Go Birding in Three Rivers (Part 1)

By: Steven Hogg

February 15, 2022

Curious where you can spot different birds during our Big Year of Birds? Get tips on what species you can see in which Three Rivers parks from Wildlife Supervisor Steven Hogg.

2022: Three Rivers Parks’ Big Year of Birds

By: John Moriarty

January 05, 2022

We’re all about birds in 2022! Learn why Three Rivers is celebrating these important creatures throughout the year and how you can join in.


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