Thursday, May 21, 2020

SATURDAY'S BIRD CELEBRATION PROGRAMME - 5.30 A.M. TO 8.30 P.M.


Here is the link to participate in the bird celebration on Saturday ...



5:45AM
Live Dawn Chorus at Sam Smith Park

Kelly-Sue O’Connor
FOSS Committee
8:00AM
Welcome from FOSS (Friends of Sam Smith Park)

Brian Keaveney
President of FOSS
8:30AM
Kid’s Activities and Craft Ideas

FOSS
9:00AM
Live Great Canandian Birdathon for Bird Canada – Toronto Ornithological Club

Justin Peter
President of the Toronto Ornithological Club
10:00AM
A Coffee Primer for Birds & People

Birds & Beans
10:30 AM
Nests & Eggs
Emily Rondel
Community Learning Coordinator for Toronto Regional Conservation Authority and Vice President of the Toronto Ornithological Club

11:00AM
Photography Slideshow

Nancy Barrett
FOSS Committee

11:30AM
Recommended Bird Related Reading

FOSS
12:00PM
Lakeshore Grounds:  Indigenous history and the Carrying Place Trail
Introduction to the Construction of the Park from Landfill
Introduction to Colonel Sam Smith Park- The first settler owner of the land and for whom the park is named.
Introduction to the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital on the grounds (including the power house and cricket pitch)

Nadine Finlay                                     Assistant Curator, Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Centre


12:30AM
FLAP- Fatal Light Awareness Program
Hitting The Streets with FLAP

FLAP
1:00PM
Birds Canada Materials for Kids

Birds Canada
1:30PM
Tour of the Swallow Field

Terry Smith
FOSS Committee

2:00PM
Shorebird Migration including Whimbrels
Mark Peck
Technician Ornithology Department at the Royal Ontario Museum and Manager of the SHAD Gallery of Biodiversity

2:30PM
Photography Slideshow         
Irene Cholewka
FOSS Committee

3:00PM
Wild Ontario- Stronger, Faster, Stealthier- Ontario’s Remarkable Raptors

Kyle Horner
Education Coordinator for Wild Ontario
3:30PM
All About Birds Postings-Learn about different birds in our park!

FOSS
4:00PM
Sketching Mallard Ducks Tutorial, How to Draw a Feather
Alan Li
LUNA Toronto – The Leagues of Urban Nature Artists

5:00PM
Recommended Bird Related Movies and Documentaries

FOSS
5:30PM
FLAP- Fatal Light Awareness Program
Canada Annual Migratory Bird Layout at The Royal Ontario Museum

FLAP
6:00PM
Toronto Bird Celebration Links

FOSS
8:15PM
Live Dusk Chorus
Kelly-Sue O’Connor
FOSS Committee


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