Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

 

Migration has started!!

Migration is a miracle. By land, air and water, millions of birds do it, in time with the seasons. Most of our birds, approximately 90%, do not spend the winter here.They migrate farther south, anywhere from the southern United States to the south tip of South America.

Oak Hammock Marsh is an important staging area for hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese and for many other species. It is a safe protected area for the birds to stop and eat, building up fat reserves before starting the next leg of their journey.

The Centre is celebrating fall migration with special dinners, a migration festival, nightly fly-ins, an early morning count, a concert and many other activities. 

Join us this fall to see this miracle first hand!

September events (PDF, 266KB)

Fall Migration Dinners

September 23 & 25 and October 1, 3 & 4

Experience the sights and sounds of fall migration while enjoying an elegant three-course dinner. Dinner will be followed
by a roof-top migration presentation and fly-in of the geese and ducks at sunset. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $45 plus
admission.

 

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Migration Festival

September 27 & 28

This week is traditionally one of the best times during fall migration to hear and see this spectacular natural event.
Songbird banding daily from 8 a.m. to noon. Live birds of prey. Horse-drawn wagon rides this weekend from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

 

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Migration Madness

October 4 & 5

Come see and hear a spectacular fall natural event. Songbird banding daily from 8 a.m. to noon. View the variety of birds on display from the Manitoba Canary and
Finch Club (on Sunday) and stay for the roof-top fly-in at dusk. Horse-drawn wagon rides this weekend from 12:30 to
4:30 p.m.

 

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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is a joint project of:

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Government of Manitoba