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"JEWELWEED & WINGED JEWELS" HUMMINGBIRD PROGRAM AT WELDON SPRINGS STATE PARK

Date(s): 
8/31/2014
Time(s): 
12 PM - 4 PM
Description: 
Each late-August and early-September, ruby-throated hummingbirds gather in the marsh at Weldon Springs State Park to feast on the nectar of spotted jewelweed flowers before their annual migration southward.

Get a close-up look at this tiny winged jewel and the fascinating wildflower that helps fuel its high-energy existence.  Join us at the marsh, below Chautauqua Picnic Area.  Participants should feel free to come and go anytime throughout the afternoon.
For more information: 
 
Event Type: 
Birding Event/Bird Walk; Family Event; Nature; Outdoor Event; State Parks
DNR Region(s): 
3
Location: 
Weldon Springs State Park
DNR Park: 
 
Address: 
4734 Weldon Springs Rd.
City, State ZIP: 
Clinton IL 61727
Contact person/email: 
Tom Jackson /  
Phone/Fax: 
217-935-2644 /  
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