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Get a bird's-eye view during Wildbird Recovery fundraising event in Valencia

Shirley McMarlin
| Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
A red-tailed hawk will be among wild birds featured at the Sept. 24 Fall Migration Festival at Wildbird Recovery in Valencia.
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A red-tailed hawk will be among wild birds featured at the Sept. 24 Fall Migration Festival at Wildbird Recovery in Valencia.

A rare close look at some birds of prey will be offered during a Fall Migration Festival at Wildbird Recovery in Valencia, Butler County

Set for noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 24, the sixth annual fundraising event will feature programs with the wild bird rehabilitation center's education birds, including owls, crows, red-tailed hawks, a pigeon and an American kestrel.

Also planned are presentations on bats, Monarch butterflies and bird habitat conservation, as well as chainsaw carving demonstrations and tours of the 14-acre farmland property at 120 Forsythe Road, Valencia.

Food, silent auction and basket raffle will be available.

Wildbird Recovery is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation and release of distressed wild birds and the promotion of responsible attitudes toward the preservation of native species, habitat and the environment.

A festival ticket is $25; each additional ticket is $20.

Details: wildbirdrecovery.org

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-836-5750, smcmarlin@tribweb.com or via Twitter @shirley_trib.

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