About Gulf Bird Fest

Blue and white Migratory Bird Treaty logo, celebrating the Centennial 1916-2016.10:00am – 2:00pm
Audubon Zoo
This event is included with your Zoo admission!

Join us as we celebrate the Migratory Bird Treaty Centennial with bird-related activities around Audubon Zoo. Visit special exhibit stations to collect stickers in your Gulf Bird Fest Passport.

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Entertainment

Cooper Plaza
  • Receive your Gulf Bird Fest Passport and collect stickers at participating partner activity stations!
  • Meet Pierre The Pelican: 10:00 - 11:00am
  • New Orleans Pelicans Dancers and Swoop Troop members: 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Visit Entergy’s information station and receive a complimentary water bottle (while supplies last)
  • Learn about backyard birding from the Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex
  • Learn about the Mississippi Sandhill Cranes program from the Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center and the Mississippi Sandhill release program from the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge
  • Visit with experts from the Orleans Audubon Society 
  • Learn about bird rehabilitation from Audubon Zoo animal care staff
  • Experience bird banding with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Spin the Bird Call Karaoke Wheel
  • Learn about bird feeding from the Wild Bird Center of Covington
  • Take selfies with an owl mascot or a wingspan banner!
Bambu Village
  • Dissect owl pellets with assistance from Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex
Shell Wildlife on Stage
  • Potawatomi Native American Dance Performance with a discussion on historical ceremonial uses of migratory bird feathers: 11:00am
  • Make a bird mask craft
Pelicans’ Nest
  • Fly Tying with Bud Guidry
Audubon Marketplace Gift Shop
  • Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh Children's Book
    2:00-3:30pm
Cajun Ballroom in the Louisiana Swamp Exhibit
  • Jr. Duck Stamp Art exhibit

Scheduled activities subject to change.

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Sponsors

Entergy Logo.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Logo.

North Mississippi Refuges Complex
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