Migration Celebration

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

159 Sapsucker Woods Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Visitor Center Hours

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily

Closed Thanksgiving Day and the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours may change due to special events.

The Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary is open daily, dawn to dusk. No dogs or bicycles please.

Admission is free. We appreciate donations and member support to help grow and develop Visitor Center experiences.

Join Us

Saturday, September 15

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 


Come explore the Cornell Lab of Ornithology! Learn about bird migration, conservation, and the amazing world of animal sounds. Enjoy interactive exhibits, games, workshops, and trail walks.

Free tickets to workshops will be handed out at the Migration Celebration welcome table. Space is limited so be sure to arrive early, check the schedule, and pick up your tickets!

Cayuga Lake Creamery and The Silo Food Truck will be part of the celebration this year.

Eastern Screech-OwlRaptors!

See live birds from the Cornell Raptor Program


girlHelp Birds

Learn what you can do to make life easier for birds.


Ruby-crowned KingletBird Walks

Look for birds and other wildlife along the trails.



curious kidsWorkshops

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Cornell Lab.


 girl doing craftsCrafts & Games

"Migrate" like a bird, play games, and more.



Bald Eagle in flightConservation

Learn how research is used to help all birds.

Be a Migration Celebration volunteer!

Contact Lisa Kopp at lkopp@cornell.edu.

For more information contact us: 800-843-2473.

Watch this video from the last Migration Celebration.

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