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Homestead monument plans birding program

By: The Associated Press
May 1, 2014 Updated: May 1, 2014 at 5:00 am
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BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Homestead National Monument of America has scheduled a morning birding program for Saturday.

It will begin at 8 a.m. at the monument's Education Center with a light breakfast of bagels and then move outdoors for birding.

More than 100 bird species inhabit the monument's tallgrass prairie and bur oak forest, including grassland species such as the dickcissel, grasshopper sparrow and common yellowthroat warbler. There also are raptors such as the barred owl and red-tailed hawk.

Saturday's is the first of two birding programs the monument has scheduled. The second is set for June 7.

Homestead National Monument of America sits four miles west of Beatrice, along Nebraska Highway 4.

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