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Feathered treasures are always taking flight in our neck of the woods.

Grebes, waders, and rails. Ospreys, loons, and great blue herons. Great horned owls and regal bald eagles. Just a few reasons birders visit the park to pursue their passion every year. April is the best month to witness the big spring migration when a profusion of songbirds can be seen and heard. Watch for ‘fall-out’ -birds that are so tired after their long flight across the Gulf of Mexico they quite literally fall to the ground with exhaustion. They will rest, feed and rebuild their strength to continue their northern journey.  In the