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3rd Annual Migratory Bird Fly-In, Illinois

March 16, 2019, Havana Regional Airport, Illinois

Canada geese, snow geese, trumpeter swans, pelicans and ducks numbering in the hundreds to hundreds of thousands make up one of North America's most spectacular migrations.

Arrive at Havana Regional Airport (9I0) by 9am. Early arrivals will be treated to a pancake and sausange breakfast. You will be transported to the Emiquon Wildlife Refuge (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Emiquon/) where you will have an opportunity to see and photograph these birds. A wildlife biologist will explain the ecosystem that supports them, their habits and migratory patterns.

Enjoy a wonderful lunch at the Big Horse Winery, then return to the airport for your flight home. 

$50 covers transportation and lunch. Weather and birds are unpredictable. Dress approporiately and be prepared. 100LL is available on the field.

When landing or taking off at this fly-in, turn on all lights and strobes.

Contact: Bob Martin, gopabob53@gmail.com, 309-253-3300 or Mike Purpura, RAF Illinois State Liaison: mpurpura@theraf.org, 630-936-3282

 

March 16th, 2019 9:00 AM   through   2:00 PM
UNITED STATES

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