Kites in Flight!

  • Harris Center for Conservation 83 Kings Highway Hancock, NH, 03449 United States

Photograph by Jon Creamer

When a red-tailed hawk hangs motionless in the breeze, it is said to be "kiting." What forces are at work in keeping such a big bird aloft, and do our kites fly the same way? We'll meet at the Harris Center in Hancock for a workshop with renowned New England kite artist Glenn Davison. In addition to learning some physics of kite-design and avian aerodynamics, we'll make our own kites, fly them, and do some birding as we're gazing skyward! Spring raptor migration will be in full swing, and we may see a red-tail or two soaring past to peek in on our fun. Program starts at 10 a.m. 

While we try to keep all Harriers events free throughout the year, a cost of $10 per child for this special program helps cover the cost of kite-building materials. We hope you can join us! Don't forget to R.S.V.P. to nhyoungbirders@gmail.com if you're planning to attend.