Laura Laudenslager, an educator from Elmwood Park Zoo, shows a black vulture during a live demonstration at the 4th annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival, held Saturday at Green Lane Park. The black vulture is a native scavenger that can live up to 25 years in the wild.
Live birds and animals on display provided glimpse of local habit
Over the years, about 280 bird species have been spotted at Green Lane Park, many of which include native birds like waterfowl, bald eagles, ospreys and various migratory birds. One reason that attracts so many birds into the area is the sustainable natural habitat.
Several conservationists and wildlife exhibitors were on hand last Saturday, September 27, at the 4th annual Upper Perkiomen Bird and Wildlife Festival held at Green Lane Park. They were there to talk about how people living in Montgomery County can contribute toward the development of new habitats. ...