Thursday, June 10, 2010

Sixth Annual Purple Martin Festival

10am - 4pm June 26. There will be talks on purple martins. The two houses and gourd rack will be lowered and nest changing to help prevent parasites. You can see the baby birds in different stages of development. Birds will be banded to follow their migration. Last year the park fledged 152 babies. Food is available. Admission is free and the park will give away door prizes. Take I-79 to Exit 1 Mt Morris, Pa., to Buckeye Road to Creek Road on right 1/2 mile to Mason-Dixon Park, Pa. Info: 304-879-5500 or 724-627-7632 or keeperoftheland@aol.com, masondixonpark.com or purplemartin.org.

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