Xtreme Raptor Day

All Youth $5
All Adults $10

Join us for the festival that celebrates all things raptor! Our resident birds await you on Center trails, birds fly right overhead at Free Flight Demonstrations, and much more! Proceeds from Xtreme Raptor Day directly benefit the Schlitz Audubon Raptor Program.

Feel free to invite friends and family through our Xtreme Raptor Day Facebook Event

All parking for Xtreme Raptor is at Bayside School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane. Free shuttle buses will bring everyone to Schlitz Audubon. The Schlitz Audubon lot is reserved for handicapped parking only.

 

Scheduled Activities

Talon Quest Adventure Hike
9:00am – 3:30pm
The main way to see our birds! Pick up an Xtreme Passport at the Admissions gate. Follow clues in the passport to discover Schlitz Audubon’s resident Raptors on our trails! Receive a stamp when you visit each site to earn a special raptor prize! (Prizes are found at the prize table where shuttle picks up)

Eagle Meet & Greet: Glory
Eagles Nest
9:00am – 11:00am

Silent Auction
Great Hall
9:00am – 3:00pm

Your Photo with a Raptor (details below)
Great Hall
10:00am – 3:30pm

Free Flight Raptor Shows
Outdoor Amphitheater
10:30am – 11:00am | 12:00pm – 12:30pm | 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Whooping Crane Conservation
Davin Lopez, WI DNR & Anne Lacy, International Crane Foundation
Indoor Auditorium
11:00am – 12:00pm

Eagle Meet & Greet: Valkyrie
Eagles Nest
12:00pm – 2:00pm

Introducing Krona: Rough-legged Hawk
Indoor Auditorium
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Turkey Vultures in Wisconsin: Research and Conservation
Lisa Hartman and Mike Mossman, WI DNR
Indoor Auditorium
3:00pm – 4:00pm

 

Drop-In Activities  | 9:00am – 4:00pm

Great Hall
Raptor Artifacts
Get the Lead Out
What’s That Smell?
Bird Weight Lifting
Owl Pellet Dissection
Face Painter
Bake Sale

2nd Floor of Building
Raptors in Focus Photography Exhibit
Craft

Front Porch
Egg Smasher
Talon Quest Prize Pickup

Pavilion
Vulture Vomit
Flight ID Station

 

Photo Shoot Schedule

You may register for your photo and personal meet & greet on the day of the event. Schedule and pay for photos in the Great Hall, then go about enjoying the day! More than one person may be in your photos.

$10 per photo, unless noted

Baron von Screech Eastern Screech Owl | 10:00am – 10:30am
Sky Walker Red-tailed Hawk | 10:30am – 11:00am
Orion Barred Owl | 11:00am – 11:30am
Cutright Peregrine Falcon | 11:30am – 12:00pm
Athena American Barn Owl | 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Dory Northern Saw-whet Owl | 1:30pm – 2:00pm
Tskili Great Horned Owl | 2:00pm – 2:30pm
Wind Chill McCloud Snowy Owl | 2:30pm – 3:00pm ($20/photo)
Valkyrie Bald Eagle | 3:00pm – 3:30pm ($25/photo)

 

Food

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Jamaican Kitchen & Grill

Wisconsin Meat Company

 

Membership

Become a first-time member of Schlitz Audubon during Xtreme Raptor and receive $10 off your membership!

Parking

All parking for Xtreme Raptor is at Bayside School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane. Free shuttle buses will bring everyone to Schlitz Audubon and back to the parking lot. The Schlitz Audubon lot is reserved for handicapped parking only.
 

Volunteering

Are you interested in volunteering for Xtreme Ratpor? Volunteers get in free to the event, are invited for complimentary lunch and refreshments, and hours volunteered count toward required service hours. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information.