Special Focus Program - Falcons, High-speed Avian Predators

Apr 10, 2020

  • Venue: Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey
  • Address: 4719 N. Highway 17,, Awendaw, SC
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

On this special day, visitors to the MORNING PROGRAM will explore the high speed world of falcons with in-depth looks at the diversity, natural history, and conservation of this amazing group of birds. Did you know
that some falcons have been shown to use ultraviolet light to locate their prey? Have you ever
wondered how the peregrine falcon got its name or that they are sometimes referred to as “duck
hawks?” Participants will have the opportunity to meet a variety of falcons and their close relatives from
around the world and see several falcons in free flight.