Kim Adelson: Dinosaurs Amongst Us

When: February 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

Virtually all paleontologists agree that birds evolved from dinosaurs, and most even go so far as to claim that birds are, in fact, living dinosaurs. Come learn about the remarkable similarities between birds and the creatures they evolved from. We guarantee that you will not only be surprised as to…

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Paul Bannick: Snowy Owl: A Visual Natural History

When: January 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

A stunningly beautiful Snowy Owl took up residence on Seattle’s Queen Anne Hill as of November 14. Since then hundreds of delighted birders, photographers and local residents, eager to see this charismatic bird from the far north, have flocked to see it. If you would like to learn more about…

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Olivia Sanderfoot on “Fire, Smoke and Song”

When: December 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

Olivia Sanderfoot will give a talk entitled “Fire, Smoke and Song: Effects of Particulate Pollution on Bird Observation and Acoustic Activity” Check the Monthly Meetings Page as the date approaches for more information and details about how to join the talk using the GoToMeeting app.

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Dr. J. Drew Lanham on “Coloring the Conservation Conversation”

When: September 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

J. Drew Lanham will be the keynote speaker for a joint virtual annual meeting of the Oregon Birding Association and Washington Ornithological Society in September. We are fortunate to have engaged master teacher, birder and writer Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology at Clemson University. His research…

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David Fraser. “Things I learned birding for 31 years with Tom Briggs: a man I never met”

When: October 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only

Meeting online only. Get details on the Monthly Meetings page. David Fraser is a biologist, birder and sketcher who, 30 years ago, set off on a journey when an unknown birder’s notes came into his possession. These near daily bird observations which commenced in 1959 have proved to be key…

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Dr Kaeli Swift: How climate might be impacting Canada Jays

When: July 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Online only using GoToMeeting, http://wos.org/about-wos/monthly-meetings/

Whether you know them as Whisky Jacks, Camp Robbers, Gray Jays, or Canada Jays, these hardy birds are some of the most charismatic residents of the boreal forest. Join us July 6th, when avian ecologist Dr. Kaeli Swift will be talking about what she’s learned about the foraging ecology of…

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Puget Sound Birdfest

When: September 12, 2020 – September 13, 2020 all-day
Where: Online only, www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org

The 2020 Puget Sound Bird Fest will be held online September 12-13. Renowned crow and raven specialist Kaeli Swift has been selected as the keynote speaker. Dr. Swift will kick off the festivities on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with a live interactive webinar ‘Something to Crow About’. Other online presentations…

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