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Events for Friday, April 20, 2018 - Sunday, April 22, 2018 › FledglingFest

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April 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Migrating birds won’t be the only wildlife you’ll see during FeatherFest! Live birds of prey will soar right above you during the free raptor shows at the Galveston Community Center. Audience members of all ages will be enthralled as raptors demonstrate their hunting styles in exciting free-flight presentations. Everyone is sure to be all ears to hear about the birds’ natural history and their unique traits and abilities. Red-tailed and Harris’s hawks, a Eurasian Eagle, Barn and Great Horned owls,…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 10:15 am

Our first FledglingFest event of the day will be by boat! Board the Seagull II to explore the waters of the Galveston Harbor and Bay searching for dolphins and birds. What could be more fun?

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Back by popular demand, our FledglingFest events are designed specifically for children and their grown-ups! In a classroom setting, your group will explore birds and birding, an outdoor activity that can be done by adults and children alike and together – anywhere, anytime, and at virtually no cost. Learn why the Galveston area is one of the best in the USA to see a wide variety of birds. Discover together: What “birding” really is Bird identification techniques Places nearby to…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Migrating birds won’t be the only wildlife you’ll see during FeatherFest! Live birds of prey will soar right above you during the free raptor shows at the Galveston Community Center. Audience members of all ages will be enthralled as raptors demonstrate their hunting styles in exciting free-flight presentations. Everyone is sure to be all ears to hear about the birds’ natural history and their unique traits and abilities. Red-tailed and Harris’s hawks, a Eurasian Eagle, Barn and Great Horned owls,…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Take a tour of the Rainforest with one of the Moody Gardens' biologists as you explore a variety of birds from rainforest regions of the world. You will learn all about bird biology and adaptations in a fun, interactive program. The tour will last approximately 45 minutes.

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Take a tour from Beach to Bay exploring nature and looking for birds with Sibley O’Haver and her dad Kyle. This is an adventure for kiddos and their grown ups. We will caravan to three locations in the State Park and walk around discovering all nature has to offer.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

More birding for kiddos and their grown-ups! On this field trip, participants will learn how to identify more species and learn the basics of doing a bird survey such as Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count or one of the several monthly bird counts in the Galveston/Houston Area.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Migrating birds won’t be the only wildlife you’ll see during FeatherFest! Live birds of prey will soar right above you during the free raptor shows at the Galveston Community Center. Audience members of all ages will be enthralled as raptors demonstrate their hunting styles in exciting free-flight presentations. Everyone is sure to be all ears to hear about the birds’ natural history and their unique traits and abilities. Red-tailed and Harris’s hawks, a Eurasian Eagle, Barn and Great Horned owls,…

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