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People flock to bird festival

Many bird festival visitors gathered around to see Lira, a Red-tailed Hawk, and her handler Jordan Jones at the event.

Crowds of parents and children flocked to the St. Croix Vally Bird Club's annual International Migratory Bird Day festival Saturday, May 3. 

With educational activities and crafts for kids, a silent auction for adults, bird-banding demonstrations, a live hawk and more, parents and children alike said they enjoyed themselves. 

Please see the May 8 print edition of the River Falls Journal for more. 

Gretta Stark

Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.

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