Birding Events

Birding for Beginners – FREE


Wednesday, May 4, 2016
6:30 – 7:30 pm

Point Place Library – Large Meeting Room
2727-117th St., Toledo 43611

Prepare for the Biggest Week in American Birding with expert tips from staff at the Metroparks of the Toledo Area. Learn what birds to expect, why our area is so important to migrating birds, receive advice on how to start bird watching, and so much more! From novice to expert, all are welcome.

Bird Photography Workshop – FREE

Yellow Warbler

Saturday, May 7, 2016
9:30 – 11:00 am

Point Place Library – Large Meeting Room
2727 117th St, Toledo, OH 43611

Ever wonder what all the settings on your camera are for or what to do outside to improve your bird photographs? Some of the topics during this free bird photography are:

  • Equipment
  • Basic Definitions-Settings
  • Out in the Field (Finding Birds, Light, Background)

Following the indoor part of this event at noon is an outdoors hands-on at Cullen Park. Bring your camera.

Cullen Park Eco-Tour: Bird and Kayak Adventure


Wednesday, May 11, 2016
8 – 10 am and 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at Cullen Park

Register at the Metroparks Toledo website HERE or (419) 407-9700

For the avid birder and experienced paddler. This tour will challenge your bird identification skills as well as your paddling skills. Not recommended for beginners.

Guided Birding Tour – FREE

American Redstart

Saturday, May 14, 2016
10:00 – 11:00 am at Cullen Park


Toledo Zoo Outreach – FREE


Saturday, May 14, 2016
Noon – 2:00 pm at Cullen Park

The program features a Zoo Educator, live animals, and hands-on exploration of preserved animal pieces.