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Birding at Burritt

January 27 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free – $12

 

When: January 27 | 10am-4pm

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Join for “Birding at Burritt” to chase away the winter blahs. This family-friendly, fun-filled day includes a falconry presentation, an Audubon Society-led guided hike, and a visit to the Barnyard. Enjoy “Beauties of the Sky,” an hour-long presentation by Tommy Howell showcasing his collection of unusual birds. Bird-themed crafts will be offered in the Historic Park for children’s enjoyment.

10:15-11:00 – Falconry with Carol Speegle, Jeremy Jones, and Phillip Nette and their birds

Learn about the art of falconry and meet Knight, Cochise, and Bounty.

11:00-1:00 Birdwatching Trail Hike with Randy Crouse of the Audubon Society

This moderate hike is for all ages. Must be able to maneuver stairs.

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.

1:30-2:30 “Beauties of the Sky” Program with Tommy Howell

Come enjoy Tommy’s “Beauties of the Sky” program. This fun and educational presentation will fascinate the entire family. The outstanding collection of unusual birds is sure to impress! Seating is limited, and on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors open at 1:15. No one will be seated after the show begins.

11:15, Noon, 1:00, and 3:00 Caring for Chickens

Visit the Burritt Barnyard to view a chicken habitat and meet and feed the chickens. Learn what it takes to create your own flock of egg layers. The eggs laid at Burritt are sold in Josie’s gift shop.

This event is included in general admission and is free for Burritt members. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

Burritt Admission
Adults – $12
Children & Students – $8
Seniors(60+) & Military – $10
Children 2 and under – FREE
Burritt Members – FREE

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
Free – $12
Website:
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Venue

Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Dr SE
Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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