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Join the Flyway Fiesta at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

posted on September 22, 2011 in Assembly,Birds of Prey Ctr.,Events

Migrate to Audubon Center for Birds of Prey to kick off the annual Audubon Assembly. Join us for an international evening to discover the importance of flyways. Flyways are migration routes used by birds to reach breeding or wintering grounds. Early birds can join staff and volunteers for a special behind the scenes  tour of the premier raptor rehabilitation facility east of the Mississippi. Learn about Florida’s raptor species, the habitats that support them the unique flyways several of these species use to reach their breeding areas. Click here to purchase your tickets right now!

When: Thursday, October 13, 2011 — 4pm Behind the Scenes Tour, 5-7pm Reception

Where: Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland, FL 32751

What: Join Audubon staff and volunteers at the Center for Birds of Prey for this one-of-a-kind experience, including a special presentation by Audubon of Florida’s Director of Wildlife Conservation Julie Wraithmell on the “Magic of Raptor Migration in Florida.” Tickets to this limited event are $25.

  • Arrive early for a special behind-the-scenes tour.  (Tours begin promptly at 4pm)
  • Bring your camera for up close and personal visits with Florida raptors.
  • Reception from 5-7pm.
  • Latin-themed tapas will be served.
  •  Sangria and Beer will also be available for our guests’ enjoyment.

Learn more about the Center: The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is dedicated to promoting a stewardship ethic towards Florida’s birds of prey and their habitats through medical rehabilitation, interactive education and practical research. For more than 30 years, the Center has been recognized as a leading raptor rehabilitation facility treating between 500-600 birds of prey annually specializing in Bald Eagles. To date, more than 425 rehabilitated Bald Eagles have been released back into the wild.

Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with some of Florida’s most amazing raptors! Purchase your tickets today!
Please contact Jonathan Webber with any questions or call 850-222-2473. Please note on your registration form if you intend to join the behind-the-scenes tour.

Please feel free to download and share our invitational flyer to this one-of-a-kind event!

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