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Journeys: Ospreys, Technology, and an Author – Presented by Wyncote Audubon Society

Oct 15, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021 7:30 - 8:30pm

Date: Friday, 10/15Rob Bierregaard reaches out to touch the feet of a flying osprey.
Time: 7:30-8:30p
Age Group: Adults 18+

Program Format: Live via Zoom

Description: Rob Bierregaard will share his experience tracking and researching ospreys, a bird of prey species that has made a significant comeback since their mid-century decline. Rob will outline how technological advances have answered mysteries about ospreys’ 4,000-mile migrations and breeding patterns. He has also written a children’s book, Belle’s Journey, about his favorite osprey and will talk about his journey as a first-time author. This Wyncote Audubon Society meeting is open to the public in partnership with Upper Dublin Library.

Instructor: Rob Bierregaard & Wyncote Audubon Society – Rob is a research associate of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia. He has worked for the World Wildlife Fund, the Smithsonian Institution, and UNC-Charlotte. His projects include directing in the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon and writing the children’s book Belle’s Journey, about a young Osprey’s migration to Brazil and back.

The Wyncote Audubon Society is a Chapter of the National Audubon Society serving the nearly 2000 Audubon members who reside in major portions of Montgomery County and Philadelphia including Chestnut Hill, East Falls, Manayunk, Mt. Airy, Roxborough, North Philadelphia and Northeast Philadelphia.

Registration: Online registration required. Click here to register on Eventbrite. 

You will be emailed free “tickets” to this online event with a link to the Zoom meeting.

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