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Audubon Raptor Weekend
September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 10, 2017
Eagles, Owls, Hawks, and Falcons, formidable and magnificent predators of the sky, are headed to Bristol, Rhode Island. Razor-sharp talons, extraordinary strength, hooked beaks and highly developed eyesight and hearing make raptors the rulers of the avian world.
This September they will be descending on the Audubon Society of Rhode Island’s Environmental Education Center in Bristol, Rhode Island for Raptor Weekend 2017. Wildlife rehabilitators and experts from across the Northeast will bring a wide variety of these extraordinary birds to the largest raptor celebration in New England. Enjoy live flight demonstrations, educational programs, and activities for bird enthusiasts of all ages.
Audubon presents a unique opportunity for visitors to get up-close with many species and learn about amazing birds of prey in this fun, family-friendly weekend event.
The Environmental Education Center will be open, as will the gift shop, so restrooms are available. There will also be food for sale. No pets please. This event is handicapped accessible and there are ADA parking spaces in the Center’s parking lot.
General Admission: Adult: $13/member, $16/non-member, Child (ages 4 – 12): $9/member, $11/non-member, Children under age 3 are free
Two Day Pass: Adult: $23/member, $28/non-member, Child: $15/member, $17/non-member, Children under age 3 are free
You may buy tickets in advance online at this link.
Note: There is no set time or place for Meetup attendees to meet each other for this all day event. Please feel free to coordinate with fellow attendees via Meetup comments.
The Audubon Environmental Education Center is located at 1401 Hope St in Bristol. This property is just off County Road (Route 114) on the Warren/Bristol town line. Free parking is available in the Center’s parking lot.