Birds of Prey to be Presented at Oconaluftee Visitor Center This Week

Birds of Prey is going to be presented at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center May 9, 2014 (Friday) at 1:00 pm. It is an educational  program that offers “an up-close glimpse of some of the most recognized and revered birds such as the tiny eastern screech owl and northern bald eagle. From the high, exposed peaks, to the warmer, sheltered lowlands, some 240 species of birds have been found in the park. Sixty species are year-round residents. Nearly 120 species breed in the park, including 52 species from the neo-tropics” as stated on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Facebook page.

The Oconaluftee Visitor Center is located at 1194 Newfound Gap Road near Cherokee, NC. Should be an very interesting program for outdoor and nature lovers. A visit to the Great Smoky Mountains in May is always just beautiful with all the trees and flowers in bloom. it the road and stay safe!

Location of the Oconaluftee Visitor Center near Cherokee, NC

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