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Falcons take to the skies for outdoor flight demonstrations in October at World Center for Birds of Prey

4 August 2010
BOISE, Idaho – Live falcons will demonstrate their remarkable flying skills outdoors in October at The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey.

Experts will use traditional falconry techniques to present the flight demonstrations at 1:30 p.m. (weather permitting), Friday through Sunday starting Oct. 8. The dates are: October 8-10, October 15-17, October 22-24, and October 29-31.

Visitors also can tour the Velma Morrison Interpretive Center, with interactive activities and bird displays, and the Archives of Falconry, featuring an authentic Middle Eastern hunting tent, art, sculpture and artifacts.

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 youths ages 4-16, 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 on Cole Road for 6 miles to 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 main
The Peregrine Fund