Alabama April 2011 tornadoes birds http://apr.org en Bird Watchers Observe How April Tornadoes Change Migration Patterns http://apr.org/post/bird-watchers-observe-how-april-tornadoes-change-migration-patterns <p>"Hi!" shouts Becky Collier, a 4-H program coordinator in West Alabama.</p><p>The kids in the audience unenthusiastically shout "hi" back.</p><p>“That was pathetic," says Collier.&nbsp; "We’re going to try that again! HELLO!"</p><p>“HELLO!”</p><p>“That is how not to greet people when you’re birding, okay?" says Collier. She’s holding a presentation on birds of prey, or raptors, for a large group of kids this morning. The raptor demonstration is part of the launch of the West Alabama Birding Trail in Pickens County.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:57:49 +0000 Maggie Martin 19774 at http://apr.org Bird Watchers Observe How April Tornadoes Change Migration Patterns