Texas Birds of Prey

  • Saturday, June 05, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Doeskin Ranch Pavilion
  • 100


  • Texas Birds of Prey demonstration


This event was such a success pre-COVID, we've invited Ed and his birds back for another visit!

From owls to hawks, eagles to falcons, Texas is home to a wonderful variety of birds of prey.  We typically focus on song birds in so many of our activities, we thought it would be interesting to spend some time learning about these amazing creatures.  

To that end, we invited an expert, Ed Sones, with Austin Wildlife Rescue, to share some of his bird and their stories. Ed is very passionate about his feathered friends, their plight and restoring them to the wild. He will be bringing some of these friends with him.  These are birds that have been rehabilitated but that are not able to be released back into the wild.

Well respected in the wildlife rehabilitation and conservation communities in and around Austin, Ed is also an engaging speaker.  Join us to learn more about birds of prey and see some of these fierce-some predators up close and personal. 

AWR is a public, 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization operated by permitted rehabilitators and other animal lovers. Their areas of focus are wildlife rehabilitation, public education and conservation.  AWR serves as a resource for anyone who has found a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal, or has a question about nuisance wildlife or wildlife in general. Their licensed rehabilitators provide care for wildlife in need, with the ultimate goal of releasing them back into their native habitats.

 Note: Masks are no longer required for those who are fully vaccinated.  The event may be cancelled in the event of a change in the COVID restrictions or in the case of inclement weather.  Any cancellation notice will be sent to all who have registered by 7:00 the morning of the event. 

About Us

The Friends of Balcones Canyonlands NWR is a 501(c)(3) organization whose primary purpose is to support the mission of the Refuge in restoring and protecting the habitat. The Friends are committed to building a diverse, vibrant community that appreciates, supports, and connects with nature in a meaningful way.

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Join the Friends in protecting the wildlife and habitat, and supporting the mission of the Refuge. Start by taking a hike or  attending an event, by watching the seasons change through what’s blooming, or by just watching a hawk soar, or even just sitting still and listening to the songbirds sing. You can have a positive impact. Come find your refuge at the Refuge and join the fun!

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