OPAS/DRAC Lecture & Discussion
“The Ascent of Birds”
November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
The Ascent of Birds
An Invitation to the Spectacular Diversity of Birds.
Join Jim Karr, University of Washington Professor Emeritus, for a lecture and discussion series stimulated by a pioneering new book by John Reilly – The Ascent of Birds: How Modern Science Is Revealing Their Story (2018).
Each session will explore key concepts in the evolution of a bird species or group. All discussions richly illustrated with photos, maps, and other visual material. Read one or two average ten-page chapters for each session.
All sessions will be held on the second Tuesday of the month.
Where: Dungeness River Audubon Center
Date: October 8th – The Tinamou’s Story: Death of a Paradigm. (The story of large flightless birds.)
November 12th – The Waterfowl’s Story: Refugia, High Living, and Sex. (How to fly over the Himalayas and more)
December 10th – The Hoatzin’s Story: An Improbable Voyage (They always have a bad hair day!)
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
For more information please contact Jim Karr by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (360)-681-3163