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Children, birds flock to Carnegie Library Tuesday

 

Tom Stankard / Daily Globe

BART KOTARBA, of the Northwoods Wildlife Center, displays a saw-whet owl during a nature program at Ironwood Carnegie Library Tuesday afternoon.

By TOM STANKARD

tstankard@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Birds of prey migrated to Ironwood Carnegie Library Tuesday afternoon.

Bart Kotarba, of the Northwoods Wildlife Center, brought his feathery friends and assorted bird parts to the library to teach children about birds of prey that live in their area.

Kotarba said birds of prey, or raptors, are types of birds that hunt and feed on other animals. He said there are several types of raptors, including falcons, eagles, hawks and owls.

This type of bird has sharp talons. Holding a bald eagle talon, Kotarba said it is big and powerful with...



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