Upcoming Activities at the Center

Bird Songs – a Nashville Songwriters in the Round event

Join us for the second annual Bird Songs, a Nashville Songwriters in the Round event to benefit the Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey on Saturday, April 29th.

The program will feature some of Nashville’s most popular songwriters performing in the spirit of the famous Bluebird Café, sharing their songs and the stories behind them while celebrating good company with a fine Lowcountry meal and lively bar… all accented with beautiful birds of prey as your hosts.

The artists this year have written songs with a variety of popular country artists such as Lee Brice, Leann Rimes, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Florida Georgia Line, Darius Rucker, and Luke Bryan.

You won’t want to miss this sell-out event…

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Photography on the Wild Side


  • April 23 – SOLD OUT!
  • September 10
  • December 3

An exclusive opportunity to photograph live birds of prey outside of their enclosures both while perching and in free flight. Space is limited to optimize the photographic experience.

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Migratory Bird Walks – April 8, April 15, May 20, & May 27

Lying along the Atlantic Flyway, the Avian Conservation Center campus is a perfect location to catch a glimpse of peak avian migration. Join the Center’s experienced birding guides for an introduction to the Painted Bunting and other colorful migrants that frequent the Center’s campus each spring. After the walk, guests are invited to join the regular morning bird of prey tour and flight demonstrations at no additional cost.

When: April 8, April 15, May 20, & May 27 – 8:30am to 10:30am

Tickets: $15 for current Center members; $20 per non-member


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Osprey Fisheagle Boat Excursion – Saturday, May 13

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a stopover adventure on Lake Marion. Explore this unique lake habitat including Osprey Village in the Stumphole Swamp on this two-hour boat excursion with Fisheagle Nature Adventures. Journey into the heart of this important migratory stopover site. Possible sightings include a multitude of migratory species including Mergansers, Wood Stork,
Night-heron, Ibis, Kites, Flycatchers, Vireos and Warblers.

When: Saturday, May 13, 10:30am to 12:30pm; arrive by 9:45am

Where: Santee State Park, 251 State Park Rd., Santee, SC 29142

Tickets: $32 for current Center members; $40 per non-member (add a $10 donation and receive an annual membership to the Center); please note there is an additional $2 fee for parking at Santee State Park.


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