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      Residents learn about birds of prey

      The NMU Wildlife Society hosted Birds Of Prey an event bringing together the Chocolay Raptor Center and the Northwood's Wild Life Center from Wisconsin.

      The presentation teaches people on identifying birds of prey. Visitors saw a Red-tailed Hawk, a Peregrine Falcon and other birds of prey.

      They also learned about the birds' habitats, calls, and what they eat.

      "It's important for people to understand about the wildlife here. Especially not many people look at birds they see a lot of deer in their back yards," said Courtney McLive, NMU Wildlife Society.

      "You can look up information online or whatever, look up the calls, but you can't see an owl like on someone's hand flapping around or hissing as one of them was," said Kaylee Woodworth.

      Both the Chocolay Raptor Center and the Northwood's Wild Life Center rehabilitate injured birds.

      The event was also a way to raise funds and goods for the centers.