Super Saturday – “Birding at Burritt”

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    Super Saturday – “Birding at Burritt”

    January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Event is free to Members. If you are not a member, general admission prices apply and allow you to visit the rest of our facility. Josie’s will open at 9:00am for Guests attending the 9:30am workshop.

    • Feather ID workshop 9:30am-10:45am (Ages 14 and up)
    • Audubon bird watching hike on trail 11am-12:30pm (All ages)
    • Tommy Howell Bird Encounter Nature Program. 1-2pm (All ages)
    • Audubon bird watching hike on trail 2:15-3:45pm (All ages)

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    Feather ID workshop (Ages 14 and up only)                                                                                                                         9:30am-10:45am                                                                                                                                                                                                This workshop will cover feather identification of North American birds with feather specimens from [Alabama A&M University’s] and/or [Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge] collection. Other topics include feather morphology, flight dynamics and wing design, feather development, structure, pigments, and specialized feathers. This course is designed for ages 14 and up, all skill levels, especially birders and naturalists.

    Audubon Bird Watching Hike (All ages)                                                                                                                            11:00am-12:30pm AND 2:15pm-3:45pm                                                                                                                                                Birding 101: This beginner birding hike includes techniques for using binoculars and quick tips for spotting and identifying birds. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars but the hike leader will have some available.

    Tommy Howell Bird Encounter Nature Program “Beauties of the Sky”. (All Ages)                                           1:00pm-2:00pm                                                                                                                                                                                                  This outstanding collection of unusual birds will impress you! This fun and educational outing will fascinate the entire family. PLEASE NOTE: Seating is limited and we will only be able to seat the first 75 people. No one will be admitted after the show starts. Last year this event was a sellout, so don’t delay. The doors open at 12:30pm.

     

     

    Details

    Date:
    January 26, 2019
    Time:
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    Organizer

    Children’s Education Manager
    Phone:
    256-512-0146
    Email:
    shana.hyde@huntsvilleal.gov

    Venue

    Burritt on the Mountain
    3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Phone:
    (256) 536-2882