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Kansas Birding Festival

The Kansas Birding Festival will be held April 28 through 30, 2006.
Interested in bird watching and want to learn more? A three day event will be held in Wakefield, Kansas to highlight the bird watching areas around Wakefield, Milford Lake and the Milford Wetlands. The area offers an intriguing blend of riparian woodlands, tall grass prairies, wetlands and aquatic habitats. Because of the mix of ecosystems, a bird list of more than 300 species of birds has been recorded in the area during migration.

Field trips will be offered including; Landscape Arboretum, North Timber Creek, Milford Wetlands, Republican River Bottoms, the Milford Nature Center and Fish Hatchery,Prairie Chicken field trip to Fort Riley and Konza Prairie. Seminars will include, Eagles,Terns and Endangered Species; Birds of Prey; Purple Martins and Backyard Birding.

Birding activities are scheduled at the Methodist Church in Wakefield.

For schedule of events and registration form go to www.kansasbirdingfestival.org


Kansas Birding Festival

Address : Wakefield Methodist Church Fellowship Room Wakefield KS

Email Address : lcowell@flinthills.com

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