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Come Fly With Us at the World Center for Birds of Prey
4 February 2008
Live raptors will demonstrate their speedy and impressive flight skills at The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey on Saturday, 9 February. Visitors to the daylong "Frequent Flyers Club" event also will discover how birds survive harsh winter conditions and why some raptors migrate more than 15,000 miles each year.
Admission will be free for youths age 16 and under.
The flight demonstrations, featuring a Turkey Vulture and falcons, will be held both indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. The day-long program will offer activities especially for kids from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guided tours of the interpretive center will be given throughout the day.Schedule of events:
11 a.m.: Outdoor falcon flight demonstration (weather permitting)
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Children's migration activity
Noon-12:30 p.m.: Indoor flight demonstration (space limited)
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Migration talk
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Outdoor falcon flight demonstration (weather permitting)
3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.: Falcons of the Arctic talk
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors, free to members and youth age 16 and under
Driving directions: From I-84, take the Cole Road exit and continue south for 6 miles on Cole Road and Flying Hawk Lane.Return to news releases
For more information, contact:
|Director of Global Engagement|
|Main Phone: ||208-362-3716|
|Direct Phone: ||208-362-8277|
Jack Cafferty, interpretive center director
Susan Whaley, public relations coordinator