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New visitors kiosk features birding map

The kiosk offers brochures that detail the city and county's nature attractions. The kiosk offers brochures that detail the city and county's nature attractions.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Bird-watching in Madison County just became easier, and more accessible.

The Huntsville-Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled a new kiosk at the Madison County Courthouse lobby Wednesday morning.

The kiosk offers brochures that detail the city and county's nature attractions, including a new map that highlights the best spots for bird-watching.

Huntsville-Madison County CVB President Judy Ryals and Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong praised the kiosk's location, saying the information will help the community discover new and diverse attractions.

Birding enthusiast Herb Lewis helped draft the new map and remarked that its release is perfect timing, as rare birds have already begun to appear in key sites.

"We have 13 sites within 30 miles of this location, right here, where we're standing, that we could see exceptional birds that people come from all over the United States to view," Lewis said.

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