Join Us for Vulture Awareness Day

August 30

276_7656Visit the Birmingham Zoo to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day! The Birmingham Zoo currently has three of the world’s 23 species of vultures. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range of threats.  Come learn about vulture conservation and the important role vultures play in our ecosystem while enjoying a full day of events at the Birmingham Zoo!

Schedule of Events:
10am: Scavenger Hunt with clue sheets available near Gift Shop
10:30am: White-backed Vulture Keeper Chat near Kori Kountry
11am: Scavenger Wildlife Show at Wildlife Stage
11:45am: Cinereous Vulture Keeper Chat at Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter
12pm: Vulture “Vomit” Making to Ward Off Predators Activity at Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter
1:30pm: Black Vulture Keeper Chat at Activity Yard in Children’s Zoo