Bows for Birds Challenge

  • When: Friday, January 22, 2021 - All Day Event
  • Location: 11 local parks
  • Cost: Free

Join the Audubon Center at Riverlands for this year's Bows for Birds Challenge, a St. Louis region-wide bird-themed scavenger hunt! Follow the instructions below to earn a chance to win cool prizes, increase your bird knowledge, and embrace the great outdoors this winter.

1. Between December 12th & February 6th, visit 12 participating St. Louis region parks and natural areas. Follow the directions on the maps below to discover a Bows for Birds station at each location.
2. Follow the clues at the Bows for Birds station to find a wooden mystery bird nearby.
3. Take a selfie with the mystery bird you find! Share it on Facebook or Instagram by tagging #BowsforBirds or e-mail it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 6th. Remember, your post must be set to "public" in order for us to see your hashtag.
4. For each photo submission, you will be entered into a raffle for prizes! Correctly identify the mystery bird at the station & earn an additional entry into the raffle!


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