Learn about the amazing birds of prey known as raptors.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
12 – 3 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance and Urban Park Rangers present the annual Raptor Fest. 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!
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.