Museum of Hunting and Horsemanship. Branch of the Royal Łazienki Museum invite you toHoliday Family Meetings pt. "POLISH BIRDS".
In every Sunday from 8 July to 26 August 2018 year at 12.00 to the Museum of Hunting and Horsemanship to meet children and their parents. Each meeting will be devoted to a different issue. Participants will be able to listen to interesting facts, as well as gain knowledge about our winged friends.
THEMES AND DATES OF MEETINGS:
Owl - night hunter
8 July, at 12.00
Participants of the meeting will learn what species of owls occur in Poland, under what conditions they live and how their feathers are built. They will also hear about the function of the groom - the "face" of the owl, as well as why the owls like "mouse years", which of them have larders and what are the spines. There will also be an answer to the question if it is true that the owl can turn its head around the torso.
Nightingale or lark? Inconspicuous singers of Polish fields and forests
15 July, at 12.00
Participants of the meeting will learn why birds sing and why they do not do it throughout the year, how the singing of individual species sounds, what is the biggest and the smallest singing bird, and why a nightingale likes to make sounds at night.
22 July, at 12.00
How and what predators hunt, what connects and what distinguishes falcons and hawks, which bird of prey is the fastest - these are only part of the questions answered by the participants of the meeting. They will also find out which bird is the likely prototype of the Polish national emblem and what the largest predatory bird on Earth lived.
The raven of the eye does not derail - we meet Polish corvids
29 July, at 12.00
Participants of the meeting will learn which birds are the most intelligent, how to distinguish crows from rooks, what relations prevail in crow nests, which species can be found in the city, and which inhabit forests. A curiosity will be the answer to the question why the jay does not fly overseas.
Why do birds fly?
5 August, at 12.00
Meeting participants will learn when the first birds appeared on Earth, which fly well, which are weak, how bird feathers are built, why and where birds migrate, and why some migrating species refrain from leaving to warmer countries.
Does the duck like water? - birds of aquatic environments
12 August, reconciles 12.00
Participants of the meeting will learn about the differences between wading birds, swimming and diving birds, how the beaks of fish-eaters and those that prefer seaweed or plankton, what birds look for in the water, why ducks change color, whether the mute swan is really mute, and also The Polish bird is the closest relative of a penguin.
Is the woodpecker a tree doctor?
19 August, at 12.00
At the meeting, we will talk about why woodpeckers are nestlings, which means that some of them are secondary hollows, how their youngsters deter enemies and why the woodpecker does not hurt the head from hitting a tree.
Birds in the city
26 August, at 12.00
Meeting participants will find out what birds are looking for in cities and what threats they must cope with. They will also hear about the birds living in city parks, which feel good among concrete buildings. They get to know a bird that can fly without landing for nine months, as well as species arriving in cities only in the winter.
Bilety in price: 5 PLN - adult person, 1 PLN - child available at the box office of the Museum of Hunting and Riding MŁK Branch immediately before the event.
source: organizer's materials