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World Center for Birds of Prey Presents Falcon Flight Demonstrations

28 September 2009
Live falcons will demonstrate their remarkable flying skills outdoors through the month of October at The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W. Flying Hawk Lane.

Experts from the Velma Morrison Interpretive Center will use traditional falconry techniques to present the flight demonstrations at 3:15 p.m. (weather permitting), Thursday through Sunday each week in October. The dates are: 1-4 Oct.; 8-11 Oct.; 15-18 Oct.; 22-25 Oct.; 29 Oct- 1 Nov.

Visitors also can tour the Archives of Falconry daily at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Archives features the new Arab Heritage Wing with authentic hunting tent and interactive displays, as well as art, sculpture, artifacts and extensive library.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 for youths ages 4-16. Admission is free to members. (Admission includes interpretive center, Archives of Falconry and flight demonstration.)
Information: 362-8687
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:

Erin Katzner

Director of Global Engagement
Main Phone: 208-362-3716
Direct Phone: 208-362-8277

Additional contact

Susan Whaley, public relations coordinator
(208) 362-8274 direct
(208) 860-2641 cell
(208) 362-3716 mainThe Peregrine Fund