Lake Metroparks 2021 Hummingbird Sighting Contest
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Entry deadline: May 1, 2021

Guess when the first hummingbird will be spotted at the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center this spring. If your guess is closest to the date and time that the first hummer is spotted at Penitentiary Glen, you will win a special prize basket! The contest runs through May 1.  

Please note: The Nature Center is currently closed due to Covid-19 safety protocols. Staff will monitor the hummingbird feeders daily and will report when the first bird is spotted. If more than one person guesses the same correct date and time, the winner will be randomly selected from those names. The hummingbird feeders will be installed at the Nature Center on Monday, April 12, 2021. Typically, the first hummingbird arrives at the Nature Center anywhere from mid-April through May. 

*ALL ENTRIES must include the following:
Name, address, phone number, email ( and the date and time that you expect the first hummingbird sighting at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. (One entry per person)

Photo by Carolyn Lingenfelter.

First Name:
Last Name:
Home Phone:
Email Address:
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Address 2:


First hummingbird sighting date (MM/DD/YYYY):


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Time of sighting (must be between 9 am to 5 pm)


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