2014 Hummingbird Fest

July 26, 2014
9:00 amto12:00 pm
Composite image of various defensive and evasive moves by a female ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) at a man-made feeder near Rossville, Tennessee. Photo: Gary Bridgman, Wikipedia Commons

Composite image of various defensive and evasive moves by a female ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) at a man-made feeder near Rossville, Tennessee. Photo: Gary Bridgman, Wikipedia Commons

What:

Bird Banding Demonstration
Master bird bander, Cathie Hutcheson will capture and band hummingbirds.

Information Stations
-Gardening for Hummingbirds
-Supplemental Feeding
-Kids’ Activities
-Hummingbird Merchandise-feeders and accessories, tee shirts…..

When:
Saturday, July 26th
9:00 AM to Noon

Where:
Kristie and Steve Lindgren Residence
Nine Wishes Ranch Road
Golconda, Pope County, Illinois

What to Bring and Know
-Lawn/camp chair
-Water
-Hat/sun screen
-Optional picnic lunch-you’re invited to stay on and observe all the hummingbirds in action after the event.
-There are no public restroom facilities.

Directions
From Rte 146 north of Golconda turn west on the Eddyville Road; go a 1/2 mile to Nine Wishes Ranch Road; turn south (left); go a 1/2 mile to the end of the road. Lindgren’s is the only house on the road.

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6 Responses to 2014 Hummingbird Fest

  1. alice k. says:

    Hi-i am a retiree in C’dale. Some family from Chicago may visit this summer and we are considering the humngbrd fest. Can you tell me a little about and what to expect? I’ve never been before. Thank you.

  2. Pat Roberts says:

    Wanting to come to the bird banding-do I need to sign up some where?

    Thanks,

  3. kathy says:

    We are planning to attend the hummingbird fest.- we heard we can hold a hummingbird? Can you tell me how long the day/event will be 9-? thanks

    • Sorry-the public is not allowed to hold the birds at our fests. But, you’ll get see them up close and personal, and learn all about them from our most knowledgeable licensed bird bander. The fest will run until about noon.

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