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Bird of Prey Days April 28th-30th

By on April 27, 2017
Hawkwatchers and photographers on the platform observing the hawk migration. Photo by Annika Servin

Hawkwatchers and photographers on the platform observing the hawk migration. Photo by Annika Servin

Braddock Bay Raptor Research Annual

Bird of Prey Days • April 28-30, 2017

at Braddock Bay Park on East Manitou Road in Greece

One Entry Fee for Entire Weekend – $5/Adult, Kids are Free

Weekend Events:

•Friday 4/28 Opening Night • 6:30-9:00PM

7:00PM Feature Presentation “Birds, My Artistic Obsession – Melissa Mance-Coniglio

•Saturday, 4/29

Tours, Walks, Hawk Watch and Banding Stations all Weekend

Featured Presentations

10:00AM – Plants for Birds – Genesee Valley Audubon Society

12:00PM – Take a Walk on the Wild Side – Hawk Creek Wildlife Center

2:00PM – Raptor Photography – Jim Adams, Wildlife Photographer

10:00AM-1:00PM –  Animal Teachers – Anne Meade, with live animals

Saturday for Kids

10:00AM – Bird Games

1:30PM Stories and Activities with Kele the Kestrel

Also Coloring Contests, Origami, Band-a-Kid Station, and more.

Sunday, 4/30

Tours, Walks, Hawk Watch and Banding Stations all Weekend

Featured Presentations

10:00AM – Raptor Connections by Daena Ford

12:00PM – Hawk Counting for Conservation – Rich Conroy

2:00PM – Live Birds of Prey – Jean Soprano

10:00AM – 1:00PM – Animal Teachers – Anne Meade, with live animals

Sunday for Kids

10:00AM – Migration Games & Activities

1:30PM – Stories and Activities with Kele the Kestrel

1:30-3:30PM – Seneca Park Zoomobile

Also Coloring Contests, Origami, Band-a-Kid Station, Fun Photo Station and more.

Provided Information and Photos

Presenter from last year's Bird of Prey Days, Jean Soprano, with her Education Great Horned Owl. Photo by Judy Kelly

Presenter from last year’s Bird of Prey Days, Jean Soprano, with her Education Great Horned Owl. Photo by Judy Kelly

BBRR's Education Broad-Winged Hawk who will debut at this year's Bird of Prey Days. Photo by Ethan Ford

BBRR’s Education Broad-Winged Hawk who will debut at this year’s Bird of Prey Days. Photo by Ethan Ford

Hawkwatch platform at Braddock Bay showing the counter and visitors observing the raptor migration. Photo by Judy Kelly

Hawkwatch platform at Braddock Bay showing the counter and visitors observing the raptor migration. Photo by Judy Kelly