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CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0557; fax (319) 335-0558
e-mail:steven-parrott@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Bird feeding, banding program offered Nov. 8 at Macbride Raptor Center

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A public program on bird feeding and banding will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Macbride Nature Recreation Area Raptor Center. Participants will learn about various bird feeders and bird feeds and how to identify common birds. There will also be a bird banding demonstration.

Macbride Nature Recreation Area is located on County Road F-28 between North Liberty and Solon.

The event is sponsored by the UI Division of Recreational Services and Backyard Habitat of Coralville. For more information, call (319) 335-9289.

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