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OPAS/DRAC Lecture & Discussion
“The Ascent of Birds”

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

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

Cost: Free

For more information please contact Jim Karr by email (jrkarr@olypen.com) or phone (360)-681-3163

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Dungeness River Audubon Center
Railroad Bridge Park
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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Phone:
360-681-4076
Website:
dungenessrivercenter.org/

Organizer

OPAS/DRAC