The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Welcome Back Birds

May 4, 2019 @ 8:00am - 1:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Welcome Back Birds

Fly back to the estate to celebrate spring and the return of our feathered friends as we Welcome Back Birds at Ford House. Bring the whole flock! 
 
At Welcome Back Birds, you will:
- Take a guided bird walk by Wild Birds Unlimited of Grosse Pointe Woods.
- Learn about the different species of birds on Bird Island from the Grosse Pointe Audubon Society.
- See live owls, hawks and other birds of prey presented by the Leslie Science & Nature Center.
- Make a bird feeder and other crafts to take home.
- Learn about the owls of Michigan from the DNR's Outdoor Adventure Center.
- Enjoy bird-themed games and activities all day long.
 
Guided bird walks will be offered at 8:15 and 9:30 a.m. You will be asked to register for your bird walk time at the door. Live birds of prey demonstrations will be at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
 
Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for children ages 4 and up. Members are $10 for adults, $8 for children. The event is held rain or shine. Please dress for the weather! No refunds or exchanges.