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Kids can connect with birds at Antelope Island State Park

Published April 11, 2012 11:11 am

Chukars • Learn all about them on Saturday, April 14, at 11 a.m.
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What is that fat little bird on that rock? It's probably a Chukar.

What is a Chukar? It's kind of like a little wild chicken or pheasant.

How big are they? The birds, a kind of partridge, are about 13-14 inches long.

They're found all over Antelope Island State Park, often catching the attention of younger visitors. Children ages 6-12 are invited to come to the park and learn all about them during a one-hour, hands-on program on Saturday, April 14.

Meet at the visitor center at 11 am. Regular park admission prices apply.

For more information call 801-721-9569 or go to stateparks.utah.gov/node/2602. —

On the Trail of the Chukar

What: Nature program for kids 6-12

When: Saturday, April 14, 11 a.m.

Where: Antelope Island State Park,

Admission: $9 per vehicle; $6 for Utah seniors 62+; $3 cyclists and pedestrians