- Associated Press - Friday, May 20, 2016

WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK, S.D. (AP) - Wind Cave National Park is holding a bird blitz for experienced and novice bird watchers.

The event on Saturday is in conjunction with the National Park Service’s centennial celebration. There will be events throughout the day involving birds.

The bird blitz will feature bird walks for the beginners, bird surveys for more experienced birders and bird box construction for family groups. Visitors can also see birds up close and watch demonstrations with live hawks, owls and eagles to learn about conservation of raptors.

Staff will also discuss bird apps, field guides, binoculars, spotting scopes and birding ethics. Those who can’t take part in person can still follow along via social media.

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Online: https://www.nps.gov/wica

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