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Birders expected to flock to DL festival

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Set for May 15-18, this year’s Festival of Birds in Detroit Lakes will feature prairie chickens, shorebirds, passenger pigeons, the bobolink and more.


Rosalind Renfrew will be the keynote speaker, and there will be a variety of events and destinations throughout the festival.

“What sets our festival apart is we have so many experts on each bus that you get that one-on-one experience,” organizer Kelly Blackledge said.

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