Heart of Louisiana: Bird Fest

Published: Apr. 4, 2023 at 10:19 PM CDT
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GRAND ISLE, La. (WVUE) - This is the time of year when as many as 2 billion birds are making their annual migration across the Gulf of Mexico.

One popular place for seeing those colorful, tropical birds is Grand Isle. The barrier island is a crucial stopover for the birds’ spring migration. And as Dave McNamara shows, a 58-acre strip of coastal forest owned by the Nature Conservancy -- the Lafitte Woods Preserve -- is ground zero for birdwatching.

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