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Sat, Jul 10


Ijams Nature Center

Beginning to Bird: Feathers (Adult Program)

Feathers are for flying, warmth, and breeding displays. Come learn how to I.D. feathers

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Beginning to Bird: Feathers (Adult Program)
Beginning to Bird: Feathers (Adult Program)

Time & Location

Jul 10, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT

Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA

About the Event

Beginning to Bird is designed for ages 11 and up

Description: Ijams' Beginning to Bird program helps you take or re-take your first steps into the world of bird watching. This month, we get a look at feathers from many different birds. Together we will view feathers up close, learn how to tell various feathers a part, and explore how these amazing structures came to be. We'll be watching and listening for adult birds all the while.   

Materials Participants Should Bring: Good walking shoes, water, binoculars (Ijams can provide binoculars as needed), journal, something to write with, and bird field guide

Information to Note: This is a bird walk and we will go on trails with roots, rocks, and some elevation change. Arrive ready to walk approximately .75 to 1 miles.

Directions: This program meets outside the Ijams Visitor Center on the main plaza.

No walk-ins will be accepted. Every participant must have a ticket. Children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Ijams awards full refunds for any cancellations up to 7 days before a program, or if Ijams cancels a program due to inclement weather. Refunds are not awarded for programs with fees of $5 or less for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable.


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    +$0.20 service fee
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