New addition to the family at TTP!

Trumpeter Swans are a new nesting species for the park.


Countdown to the end of spring migration

Three of nine Dunlins (Calidris alpina) banded this week
There are only 13 days of spring banding left of the season.  It goes by so quickly!

Warblers are still trickling through. The weather is predicted to change from the south and a little unsettled weather could produce another good movement of birds north before TTPBRS closes on June 9th.
Shorebirds are moving through this last week, with nearly 50 banded so far.
These birds are not staying long as they move on to their arctic nesting grounds.


Update from Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station - May 2013

Catch a glimpse of the birds banded at the TTPBRS in May.


Wildlife sightings at the park - May 2013

If you love shorebirds, TTP is the place for you!

Recent observations include Short-billed Dowitcher, Solitary Sandpiper, Least Sandpipers, Semi-palmated Plover and Wilson's Snipe.

New migratory arrivals are Common Yellowthroat, Tennessee Warbler, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Willow Flycatcher, Scarlet Tanager, and Bank Swallow.


Don't forget to register for hikes and activities at the Tommy Thompson Park Spring Bird Festival happening May 11th, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


TTP Spring Bird Festival

Three more hikes added to the festival.  Register now before they sell out!!
Spring Bird Festival Registration Page