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Bird watchers meet up for walks

February 17, 2019
Henry Waina, 5, learns about seeding plants during one of the Wild Heritage Winter Bird Walks on Saturday at Heritage Farm Museum & Village in Huntington.

HUNTINGTON — Visitors at Heritage Farm had the opportunity to peep some of the state’s winter birds during bird walks at Heritage Farm Museum and Village’s February Way Back Weekend on Saturday.

According to the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, approximately 50 species of birds call the state home during the winter, compared to around 172 species during the summer months.

Also available at the Winter Way Back Weekend were wagon rides, the petting zoo, children’s activities and artisan demonstrations from broom makers and basket weavers.

Heritage Farm will host a Wild Heritage Animal Trivia Night on March 5.