Flying Raptors Coming to Cape

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Aug. 25, 2008 – The World Bird Sanctuary of Eureka, Mo., is bringing eagles, owls and other stunning birds of prey to Southeast Missouri State University Sept. 16.

World Bird Sanctuary Director and Southeast graduate Walt Crawford will deliver a program on birds of prey and bird conservation featuring several live feathered friends. During the program, some of the birds will demonstrate their skills by flying over the audience. 

The program, sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University student Biology Club, will be held at 7 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on the University campus.  The program is free and open to the public.

For more information on the World Bird Sanctuary visit http://www.worldbirdsanctuary.org/

EDITOR’S NOTE: Walt Crawford, who offers a weekly segment entitled “Walt’s Wild World” on the St. Louis FOX affiliate, will be available for interviews ahead of the program. He can be reached at wbsbigbird@aol.com or (314) 568-0980 and has offered to bring some birds for media interviews before the program for any interested media.