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Choke Canyon Birding Festival coming next month
Jan 21, 2009 | 1041 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Choke Canyon Birding Festival at Three Rivers is going to be scaled down to a one day event – Saturday, Feb. 7. “In the past we have had a three day event but we believe we can make the one day function very interesting and fulfilling to all levels of birders,” Murrell Foster, executive director of the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce, said.

“The discovery of a pine flycatcher, the first of this species ever found in the United States, has increased the awareness that Choke Canyon is indeed a special birding location,” Foster concluded.

The event will start with registration and a welcome coffee at 7 a.m., followed by professionally guided birding tours and educational workshop. A sandwich buffet will be served at noon. There will be more birding tours in the afternoon and another educational seminar. A barbecue dinner will be served at 5 p.m.

Cost of the festival is $35 per person which includes park admission, all meals, professional guides and educational programs.

For additional information, call the chamber at (361)786-4330.
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