Bird Day

Featuring interactive games and prizes, and led by a host of bird experts, our free Bird Day festival is an enriching experience for young children seeking an outdoor adventure, as well as being a perfect venue for school ecology clubs and scout troops. Participants can learn how to identify birds by their silhouettes, craft a Wildlife T-shirt ($5), take part in Owl Pellet dissection, craft Piping Plover “chicks,” and experience a microscopic view of the colorful world of feathers. Additionally: Native plants will available for purchase. Nature lovers can explore the trails that thread the restored Tropical Hardwood Hammock and Pine Rockland habitats. History buffs can tour the 1932 Doc Thomas House, which serves as TAS headquarters and was recently designated a “Florida Heritage Site.” Parking: Limited free parking via 55th Avenue auto entry gate; nearby metered parking; various garage and valet parking options within 1-3 blocks; Metrorail service to South Miami Station.