Wild Stories from the History of Bird Migration Research with Speaker Rebecca Heisman

By Zoom Only. We’ve all heard amazing facts about bird migration—the long distances traveled, the ways they navigate, etc. But did you ever wonder how this has all been figured out? Our speaker, Rebecca Heisman, became fascinated with the varied and creative techniques that have been used to investigate bird migration, and has recently published her first book, Flight Paths: How a Passionate and Quirky Group of Pioneering Scientists Solved the Mystery of Bird Migration. In her talk for WOS, Rebecca, who lives in Walla Walla, will share intriguing stories from the history of bird migration research and discuss why understanding migration is so crucial for bird conservation.

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