Owls, Hawks, and Eagles, OH MY!
Join us for Birds of Prey Day on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm for a raptor rendezvous! Learn all about these extraordinary animals with special encounters, talks, and flights.
Spend some time with Darwin, Reptiland’s great horned owl! Pose for a picture and ask our animal experts questions about this beautiful bird. Get an up-close look at two stunning goshawks and chat with master falconer Michael Kuriga about hawks and other birds of prey. Witness the impressive sight of an eagle in flight! Patrick Miller of ZooAmerica will be here showing off the impressive golden eagle!
From left, master falconers Michael Kuriga and Patrick Miller
Talks and Flights
In addition to our regular live shows* that day, here is the schedule of talks and flights for this event. During the times listed below, Michael Kuriga will give a brief talk about birds of prey followed by a golden eagle flight with Patrick Miller.
- 11:15—11:45 am
- 12:45—1:15 pm
- 2:15—2:45 pm
- 3:45—4:15 pm
Outside of these times, both Michael and Patrick will be available to chat with and answer questions!
*Please note: We will not be offering any Croc or Dragon Talks on this day due to scheduling conflicts. Thank you for your understanding.
Zoo members: This is event is FREE for you to attend. Though not necessary, we recommend reserving tickets in advance. To do so, please call 570-538-1869. Thank you!
Speaking of Dinosaurs…
Our most popular exhibit, Dinosaurs Come to Life opens the same weekend as this event! So not only can you see and learn about fascinating birds of prey, you can also experience their extinct reptilian relatives with this prehistoric outdoor adventure! Each year we get a new crew of dinos, and if you attend Birds of Prey Day, you’ll be one of the first to see them!