North Platte, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) and Tout Bird Club of North Platte will host a birding event on Friday, May 25. All ages are welcome to come learn about birds at Buffalo Bill State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Platte as part of the Nebraska International Migratory Bird Month.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. at the shelter area at the SRA with birding stations to build bird feeders, nesting material and more. At 7 p.m. join us for a hike along the scenic trail adjacent to the North Platte River and view all the different bird species in the area.
The event is free but a valid Nebraska Park Permit is required. Permits are available online at www.outdoornebraska.org or at local vendors. Daily permits are $6 and annual permits are $31.
Migratory Bird Month events will give those who attend a greater understanding and appreciation for the feathered visitors that pass through our state each year. For more information or to find a birding event in Nebraska visit the Nebraska Bird Month web page.