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HUMMINGBIRD CELEBRATION JULY 25 AND 26, 2014



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The Feliciana Nature Society will hold their annual Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26, 2014 in St. Francisville, Louisiana. The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration promotes the unique breeding habitat found in the St. Francisville area. The event will include a Friday evening speaker and the opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are banded at two private homes in the St. Francisville area. Hummingbird-friendly plants will also be available for sale.


The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration will begin with a reception on Friday evening, July 26, at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501Hwy. 10, St. Francisville. Beginning at 6 p.m., visitors can enjoy wine and cheese while strolling the gardens of Rosedown.
Admission for Friday night is $10.


The festival will continue on Saturday, July 27. From 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., hummingbird biologists Linda Beall and Nancy Newfield will capture and band birds at two private gardens in the St. Francisville area. Visitors will have the opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are weighed and measured. In addition, vendors will be at both homes with hummingbird-attractive plants available for sale. The gardens include the home of Carlisle Rogillio at 15736 Tunica Trace (Hwy. 66) and Murrell Butler at 9485 Oak Hill Road.  Admission is free for Saturday.
For more information visit www.audubonbirdfest.com or call 1-800-488-6502.




Last Updated ( Thursday, 10 April 2014 )
 
Pat Walsh - Blue Goose Media