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Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

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Open Now: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Photography class at Strawberry Plains

Great place for photographing birds, butterflies, insects. Nice to just walk through the many... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
shirley202
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Memphis, Tennessee
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ANNUAL HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL - WORTHWHILE!

We attended this annual festival which is a September weekend each year. Extremely well run and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
kneel126
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Longboat Key, Florida
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Education and outreach programs based from 3,000 acres of model habitat at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center will promote an appreciation of wildlife diversity and inspire people to take conservation action at home with native-plant landscaping and...more
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285 Plains Rd, Holly Springs, MS 38635-1328
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

There were probably a total of 6 hummingbirds and a total of maximum 10 tents. The admission is $10 for seniors. I think it was a total waste of my time and money.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great place for photographing birds, butterflies, insects. Nice to just walk through the many acres. You need to use bug spray.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank shirley202
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We attended this annual festival which is a September weekend each year. Extremely well run and very educational for children and adults alike. Not limited just to hummingbirds - although demonstrations and short lectures regarding hummingbirds are really interesting. In addition there was an entire...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank kneel126
Reviewed 10 September 2017

There are more hummingbirds in my yard. WE WENT TODAY AND SAW THREE HUMMERS, ONE IN A FEEDER CAGE, TWO BEING BANDED. There is junk to buy, low end festival items and t-shirts. STAY AWAY.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ted A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Awesome Day ! loved seeing all the birds and seeing how they get tags on their legs, and all the information they tell you about the birds. Crafts and things for the children. We plan on going back next year. we had a wonderful day...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank doswalt
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

What a great place to visit! Wonderful birds, especially hummers migrating south in fall. The hummingbird festival in September is not to be missed. Three day event with hummingbird banding, speakers and kid activities.

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was only our second year going but we both agreed we'd come back. Beautiful birds, conservation tips, crafts, and educational programs. We loved it!

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Kurtis H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went for the hummingbird festival not knowing what to expect, but it was so much more than just the hummingbirds. They had shows with animals every hour or so. Wagon rides around the grounds. A beautiful antebellum house and flowers blooming every where. We...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank FoodloverfromMS
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Today we visited the Audubon hummingbird festival here, which is an amazing event: Listened to a hummingbird's heartbeat, touched a small alligator, learned a lot about snakes (and saw them), were fascinated by the green grasslands and had a nice BBQ under the old trees....More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank azche24
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The festival was well worth a visit! Plenty of volunteers to help with everything. Lots of bathroom facilities available. Concession stands had great food.The information on hummingbirds, bats, hedgehog s, Hawks and the list goes on and on was very excellent. Amazing staff and presentations...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Gail H
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