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Springtime Safari at Tifft: TONIGHT! (and Saturday)

A Springtime Species Safari is happening
tonight and Saturday at the the Tifft Nature Preserve (
1200 Fuhrmann

This evening, beginning at 7PM and running until 10PM, the public can
join the Tifft crew in three nature walks to listen for nighttime wildlife. From
7-8PM, guests can join Tifft Ecologist David Spiering to listen for
frog calls from the Leopard and Green frogs, as well as birds of the marsh like
American Bittern and Sora.

frog 1.jpg

From 8-9PM, it’s
bat hour. Justin Zoladz, an ecology and environment wildlife biologist will
lead this segment using his bat detector and show what bat calls look like on a
computer. Finally for Friday’s safari, local birder Chuck Rosenburg will lead a
walk to listen for owls from

The nighttime safari is recommended for
children 6 years and up, and it’s also encouraged that you call ahead at
716.825.6397 to
reserve a spot.

On Saturday, the safari event
continues from 10AM-3PM. Guests are encouraged to stop in anytime of the day,
but there are a few scheduled events. A guided bird walk will begin at
10AM and a hands-on presentation on trapping techniques and
scientific surveys will be given at 1PM. Reptiles and mammals will be the focus
of this presentation.

The Springtime Species Safari is
completely free and open to the public.

Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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