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September 05, 2013

Celebrate vultures on Saturday, Sept 7

International Vulture Awareness Day

Photo of wing tagged turkey vulture by Jeff Deitsch.

International Vulture Awareness Day
Sat, Sept 7 from 10 am to 3 pm
FREE live vulture program at noon

Celebrate nature's clean-up crew at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary including a FREE live vulture presentation at noon courtesy of Red Creek Wildlife Center in Schuylkill Haven. This program is offered at no charge, and held in the Outdoor Amphitheater.

Vulture Awarness Day activities also include a vulture counting activity for children, and free information on these graceful and common raptors.

Hawk Mountain has studied New World species of vultures since 2003, and is working hard to dispel misconceptions. Join us to learn more about these very social and incredibly sanitary scavengers of the sky.

Learn more about the Black Vulture
Learn more about the Turkey Vulture
Download a vulture activity book or an African Vultures coloring book

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