Live Animal Program: Bird of Prey

A first-hand, live raptor encounter with an American Kestrel

Program Description

This first-hand, live raptor encounter with our American Kestrel explores the complex interactions birds of prey have with their environment and all of the amazing adaptations that allow them to be fierce hunters and survivalists.

Students Will...

  • Get the opportunity to meet our American Kestrel up close as we discover raptor predator-prey relationships
  • Identify and learn raptor adaptations and gain an appreciation for these top-of-the-food-chain predators
  • Touch and/or observe bird parts and objects (e.g. feathers, talons, skeleton, nest)
    (participation of touchable objects will be dependent on group size)

Grade Levels

All ages

Location Options

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center or your campus

Pricing and Other Information

  • $400 for the first presentation
  • $250 for each subsequent presentation the same day

Program Length: 45-60 minutes per presentation

Max 50 students and 8 chaperones. Minimum of 5 chaperones required.

Policies, Booking, and Contact

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