2013 Migratory Bird Day
A Proclamation for MOBCI Presented by First Lady, Georganne Nixon Recognizing the Trumpeter Swan
In celebration of Migratory Bird Day, the second Saturday in May, Governor Nixon signed a proclamation recognizing the Trumpeter Swan as the official Bird of the Year for Missouri. First Lady Georganne Nixon presented the proclamation to the steering committee of the Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative (MoBCI) on Mo
nday, May 13th, 2013 at Ha Ha Tonka State Park. The event was held in a glade that had been
restored with grant-funding provided by
MOBCI. It was a great opportunity to share a bird watching experience with Missouri’s First Lady and to showcase work that is made possible by a cooperative effort of many entities utilizing MOBCI grants.
2012 Migratory Bird Day
Proclamation Ceremony with Governor Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon – Bird of the Year: Swainson’s Hawk