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Raptor Weekend in Bristol, RI
Raptor Weekend in Bristol, RI

Raptor Weekend in Bristol, RI

The Audubon Society presents Raptor weekend in Bristol, RI at the Audubon Environmental Education Center.  This weekend, September 7th and 8th from 10 am to 4pm, will be a feathered weekend to remember.  Wildlife rehabilitators will be showcasing these beautiful creatures and their incredible strength.  They are an integral part of our ecosystem as well as a powerful force of nature.  From their sleek appearance and their stealthy flight, these birds are a dominant hunter in the avian world.  With talons like daggers and a beak that can rip its prey to pieces in moments, a raptor is a formidable predator.

Raptor Weekend in Bristol, RI

  • European Eagle Owl
  • Barred Owl
  • Harris’ Hawk
  • And other eagles, falcons, and owls…
  • Falconry
  • Raptor Biology
  • Conservation
  • And more…

The raptor weekend in Bristol, RI will feature live flight demonstrations as well as presentations from master falconer Lorrie Schumacher.  Marcia Wilson will be presenting the spectacular and elusive Snowy Owl.  The beauty and sheer power of this bird is overwhelming.  Silent in flight yet deadly in the hunt, the owl has mastered the art of  hunting.  This weekend will be filled with information as well as demonstrations that will leave you fascinated and with a deeper respect for these creatures of flight.  Find your way to the Audubon Environmental Educational Center and prepare to be captivated by these winged beasts.

Raptor Weekend in Bristol, RI…more info

Audubon Environmental Education Center 
1401 Hope Street (Route 114), Bristol, RI
September 7 & 8, 2013; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


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