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February 22, 2024 February 24, 2024

Eagle Expo will be held February 22-24, 2024 in Morgan City, Louisiana.  REGISTER  NOW

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Thursday evening features a FREE Wings to Soar presentation at 6:30 pm at the Patterson Civic Center, 116 Cotten Road, Patterson, LA  70392. Jon and Dale Stokes of Wings to Soar have worked with Birds of Prey for a combined 60 years.  They are passionate about birds of prey (or raptors) of America. Enjoy a variety of live birds of prey for a fun and informative presentation. Featured raptors include a falcon, hawk, owl, Black Vulture, and Bald Eagle—many of which are free flying for an unforgettable “close encounter.” Sponsored by Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP). Please arrive at least 15 minutes to program start time.

Friday, February 23, 2024
Activities on Friday include boat tours to view the American Bald Eagle. Tours include: The Atchafalaya Basin with Captain John Burke (Captain Caviar) and Bayou Long with Captain Ivy St. Romain. We are also offering a Walking Tours to the Bayou Techen National Wildlife Refuge and a Photography Tour with Captain Billy in Bayou Black.

Fifty eagle sightings along with other birds including Anhinga, Peregrine Falcon, various species of hawks and ducks, wading birds, some songbird species, Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Great Egret, White Ibis, Belted Kingfisher, Red-tailed hawks, Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelicans, Red-shouldered Hawks, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Carolina Chickadees, and various species of terns and gulls will possible be seen.

Shirts are also available for purchase.

Friday evening will be a sunset social and dinner at Bay City Bistro.

Speakers
Delaina LeBlanc – ” Are Limpkins Becoming an Invasive Species”
Mary Beth Lima – Are You Having A Good Year
Jane Patterson – Birds of the Atchafalaya
Clarion Inn/Quality Inn, 520 Roderick Street, Morgan City, Louisiana

Contact

Cajun Coast Visitors & Convention Bureau

985-380-8224 or 800-256-2931

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Location

Patterson Civic Center

116 Cotten Road
Patterson, Louisiana 70392 United States
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