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6/21/2016 - Falconry and the Medieval World

MEDIA RELEASE, June 21, 2016, Southbury, CT

Falconry and the Medieval World

The Southbury Public Library will host Julie Anne Collier of Wingmasters for a live-bird presentation on falconry. This special event is open to all ages and will take place on Friday, July 8th from 2-3pm in the Kingsley room.

Julie Anne will bring along several live birds-of-prey and talk about the biology of birds, hunting, and their use in the Middle Ages. Among our winged guests will be a Merlin Falcon, Kestrel Falcon, Red-Tailed Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Red Horned Owl and Rough-Legged Hawk. This is a unique opportunity to see these birds up close.

Wingmasters is a partnership of two people dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of North American birds of prey. Julie Anne Collier is a licensed raptor rehabilitators based in Massachusetts.

Registration is required. Please call the library at 203-262-0626 ext. 130

This event is sponsored by the Charles H. and Ella Emery Rutledge Fund and light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.


Contact: Katherine Mostacero
Reference Librarian
Southbury Public Library
203-262-0626 ext. 131