It’s all about the birds every Thursday night now through February at The Community House. Join local birders and enjoy eight dynamic presentations sponsored by the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society including “Bird and Wildlife Viewing at Lee County Conservation 20/20 Preserves” on January 14 at 7:30 p.m. We recommend you arrive early as this program series is a Sanibel bird-lover’s favorite!
Upcoming programs and descriptions:
January 14, 2016 – “Bird and Wildlife Viewing at Lee County Conservation 20/20 Preserves.”– Jason Boeckman, Land Stewardship Coordinator, Conservation 20/20 Program, Lee County Parks and Recreation educates us on unique public nature lands of the 20/20 Program system with emphasis on the many locations of interest to both birders and nature enthusiasts.
January 21, 2016 – “Birds in Southwest Florida — Diversity and Adaptations for Survival” – Avian authority, Dr. Jerry Jackson of FGCU and host of WGCU’s public radio show, “With the Wild Things” will focus on “Gee Whiz” things you might not know about the behavior, ecology, and interactions that allow our local birds to survive here both in natural and unnatural habitats.
January 28, 2016 – “When Eagles Roar – Tales of an African Birding Adventurer” – James Currie, internationally known birder and Host & Creator of Nikon’s Birding Adventures TV show will present a don’t miss program on his worldwide birding adventures.
February 4, 2016 – “On Heron Time (I’ve Got the Blues)” – Rejoin Rick Bunting, as he utilizes his unique perspective to create a photo essay on the family activities of the favorite bird of many, the Great Blue Heron.
February 11, 2016 – “Subtropical Field Notes: An Amateur’s Appreciation of SW Florida Birds.” – Amy Bennett Williams, Senior writer, watchdog, and storyteller for The News-Press Media Group, will utilize her special verbal and writing skills to give us a unique perspective on our local birds.
February 18, 2016 – “Birds of the Caribbean” – Ken Burgener, world birder and founder of CarefreeBirding.com is back to take us on a unique trip to discover the intriguing birds inhabiting the exotic lands of the Caribbean.
February 25, 2016-“SUNDA -A Land of Birds, Beasts & Dragons” – Well-known California birding teacher and lecturer, Bob Lewis, birder, photographer and traveler will present scintillatingly colorful images of the exotic birds & animals of what was Sunda and is now Indonesia & Malaysia.