PHOTOS: Feathered festival

Laney McCarn prepares to touch the beak of a stuffed crow Friday during the Kidsí Birding Outing at the Ute Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival. Enlargephoto

Journal/Sam Green

Laney McCarn prepares to touch the beak of a stuffed crow Friday during the Kidsí Birding Outing at the Ute Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival.

Children react to seeing a golden eagle Friday at the Kidsí Birding Outing during the Ute Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival. Enlargephoto

Journal/Sam Green

Children react to seeing a golden eagle Friday at the Kidsí Birding Outing during the Ute Mountain/ Mesa Verde Birding Festival.