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North Alabama Birding Expo

What: Birding Expo, in conjunction with the second annual North Alabama Birding Festival, offers birding and wildlife workshops and activities for children and adults.

Where: Rhodes Ferry Park, Decatur, and Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites

When: Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: Free

Events schedule

7 a.m. Children’s walking tour to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

9 a.m.

  • Birding 101 workshop (Holiday Inn)

  • Story time with Decatur Public Library

  • Photography workshop

    10 a.m.

  • Raptor show

  • Story time

    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Kingfisher hairstyles

  • Kingfisher portraits ($10)

    11 a.m.

  • Siefreid/Felder book presentation

  • Falconry demonstration

  • Story time

    Noon
    Raptor show

    1 p.m.

  • Birding 101 (Holiday Inn)

  • Birdfeeder construction

  • Falconry demonstration

  • Story time

    2 p.m.

  • Owl Pellet dissection (Holiday Inn)

  • Raptor show

  • Story time

    3 p.m.

  • Story time

  • Photography workshop

  • Falconry demonstration

    Ongoing: Turkey recipe box building, insect box building, coloring contest, hiking staff carving demonstration, bird masks construction, face painting

    On the Net: www.decaturcvb.org/Pages/Attractions/birds.html

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