The 21st annual Detroit Lakes Festival of Birds is set for May 16-19.


Featured presenters are Carrol Henderson who has tales of his 45 years in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, plus Noah Strycker talking about his 2015 world-wide Big Year. He recorded more than 6,000 bird species on that record-setting trip.


Friday and Saturday feature guided field trips to wetlands, forests and prairie.


Wednesday evening the festival kicks off at the Holmes Theatre with Kevin Kling and Zeitgeist presenting the show “For the Birds.”


Program and registration at