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Nighttime Birding Experience Offered At the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve

April 24, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Dr., is hosting Birding Under the Stars, a nighttime birding experience, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 17. Participation is $14 per person (ages 8 and up) and may be made at cityofhenderson.com using activity code 663020-00 or in person at any City of Henderson recreation center. Registration is required. Participants should arrive 15 minutes early to check in. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The event features a staff-guided tour around the 100-acre preserve to observe nocturnal birds and other wildlife. Some of the more active nocturnal birds include owls and nighthawks, which hunt and forage at night. A telescope will also be set up outside the visitor’s center for star gazing.

The Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve is home to thousands of migratory waterfowl and numerous resident desert birds. There are nine ponds available for birding, surrounded by paved and soft surface paths.

For additional information, call 702-267-4180 or visit cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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