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Urban Bird Festival at Tracy Aviary

Published May 4, 2012 5:45 pm

Saturday • Event is designed to entertain children and families.
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You can introduce your child to the fascinating life of birds this weekend at the Tracy Aviary. The Urban Bird Festival will feature keeper talks, bird encounters, local bird identification, and educational tours.

Regular admission prices apply.

Here's the schedule of events:

10 a.m.-3 p.m. • Visit the UMOCA Art Truck!/Pinecone Owl Craft with Head Start

10 a.m. • Attracting Wildlife to your Garden" Guided Tour

10:30 a.m. • GSLA Bird Walk through Liberty Park

11 a.m. • Keeper Talk – Flamingo Exhibit

11:30 a.m • Free-Flight Bird Encounter

Noon • Attracting & Identifying Local Birds

12:30 p.m. • A.S.A.P. Bird Coloring Contest

1 p.m. • Bird Treasure Hunt w/ Utah 4 Kids

1:30 p.m. • Winged Migration Documentary-shown in the new Visitors Center

2 p.m. • Keeper Talk – King Vultures

2:30 p.m. • Seed Bomb Session

For more information, go to tracyaviary.org —

Urban Bird Festival

When: Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Tracy Aviary, 589 E, 1300 South in Liberty Park, Salt Lake City

Tickets: $7 adults; Seniors 65+, military with ID and students 13+, $6; children 2 and under, free