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Raptor Fest

 Learn about the amazing birds of prey known as raptors.                  

 Sunday, October 13, 2013
12 – 3 p.m.


Learn all about the majestic birds that are raptors. Hawks, falcons, owls, and other birds of prey will be on hand for flight demonstrations and more! Presented in partnership with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center. Call (718) 287-3400 x303 for more information.

Schedule of Events
12 – 3:00 p.m.            Bird of Prey Viewing with Wildlife In Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation
                                      Q&A at Ranger Info Booths

12 – 1:30 p.m.            Q&A with Talons! A Bird of Prey Experience
12 - 4 pm                     Pop-Up Audubon: Owl Pellet Dissection, Hawk Masks, Hawk Watch,
                                      and Button Making

1:30 p.m.                     Live Raptor Flight Demonstration by Talons!
2:30 p.m.:                    Live  Raptor Flight Demonstration by Talons!

Raptor Fest

Talons! A Bird of Prey Experience
Talons! Lorrie Schumacher and her daughter Talon Skye offer a unique, innovative and interactive Falconry Program. Lorrie is a Master Falconer whose mission is to stress the importance of the role of Raptors in the Global Environment and Man's Responsibility to the Balance of the Planet. Talon Skye is the inspiration for Talons! and bird trainer. They are based out of Madison County, NY, where they offer Hawk Walks and a day-long Falconry Academie. Through fun and interactive school programs and special events, Talons! works to reconnect families with nature and to further the understanding and appreciation of Raptors and Ravens/Crows and their roles in their ecosystems.

Wildlife In Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation
WINORR is a non-profit volunteer organization that provides professional care for sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife.

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