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Photos: Bird talk takes flight at Fern Hollow camp in Sewickley Heights

Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Children look on as Bob Van NewKirk takes a hawk out of its cage and walks to the front of the room during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Children look on as Bob Van NewKirk takes a hawk out of its cage and walks to the front of the room during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Dylan Reed, 7, of Sewickley uses a dynamometer to test his grip strength during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Dylan Reed, 7, of Sewickley uses a dynamometer to test his grip strength during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - A child inspects a talon during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>A child inspects a talon during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - A hawk, handled by Bob Van NewKirk is silhouetted against glass doors during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>A hawk, handled by Bob Van NewKirk is silhouetted against glass doors during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Bob Van NewKirk holds and talks about a hawk during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Bob Van NewKirk holds and talks about a hawk during 'Bird Day' at Fern Hollow Nature Center's Biologist in Training camp Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Sewickley Heights.

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Friday, July 26, 2013, 3:18 p.m.
 

As part of its Biologist in Training camp, Fern Hollow Nature Center in Sewickley Heights hosted “Bird Day” on July 25.

Camp attendees learned about bird species, including a hawk that was part of speaker Bob Van NewKirk's discussion.

Kristina Serafini is a photographer and reporter for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-324-1405 or kserafini@tribweb.com.

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