Calendar of Events
Location for meetings: Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held at the historic Litchfield Villa, located inside the Park at 95 Prospect Park West, near 5th Street. Click here to view the location on the Prospect Park map.
Public transportation: F Train to 7th Avenue station, or 2 or 3 Train to Grand Army Plaza; or B69 bus.
• From Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges: Take Flatbush Ave. to Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park West exit, to 4th St.
• From Verrazano Bridge or BQE: Take BQE to Prospect Expressway, 10th Ave./11th Ave. exit. Make a right onto 10th Ave. Turn right onto 20th Street, and again right on 7th Avenue. Make a right on 3rd St. to Prospect Park West.
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Thursday, March 27th, 6:30 P.M.
NOTE: This program is rescheduled from February 13th
The American Southwest: Utah and Nevada
Presenters: Steve Nanz and Heidi Steiner
and Steve Nanz will present a photographic journal of their spring
2013 trip to the national parks and monuments of southern Utah and
Nevada, including Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, Grand Staircase-Escalante
National Monument, as well as other nature preserves and conservation
Wednesday, March 12th,
Presenter: Tom Stephenson
NOTE: This program will take place Wednesday evening at the Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza (718-230-2191)
Last year, Tom
Stephenson and Scott Whittle introduced the birding world to a new
approach to warbler identification in The Warbler Guide. In
this presentation, Tom will cover many new techniques that make it
easier to identify singing warblers and other species. Based on a
new system outlined in The Warbler Guide, Tom will explain
and demonstrate how to understand a song's structure, the characteristics
that make up the song, and how to use a song finder to quickly identify
a singing warbler.
Thursday, April 17th, 6:30
Presenter: Dale Dyer
Dale Dyer is a gifted artist and a scientific illustrator specializing
in birds. Over the last 20 years he has produced illustrations for
books on birds of Peru, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, North America,
and New York State. He is currently painting all of the illustrations
for a book on the birds of Central America, a massive undertaking
projected to take 8 years.
Thursday, May 15th, 6:30
Presenter: Sandra Paci
The avifauna of the small South American country of Ecuador is largely defined by the mighty Andes Mountains, which run like a spine down the center of the country, sloping in the East down to the Amazon Basin and in the West to the Pacific Ocean. BBC member Sandra Paci will discuss the bird life of this fascinating, easily accessible Neotropical region and present photography from two recent visits. Sandy is an enthusiast of Latin American art and culture and has traveled there regularly since the mid-1980s-long before she knew a Tanager from an Antpitta.
Thursday, June 5th, 6:30
Presenter: Janet Zinn
Come on safari
with photographer Janet Zinn as she presents images from her recent
birding and wildlife expedition to northern Tanzania. Experience the
thrill of Africa's predators and the beauty of its avian inhabitants
while picking up some useful tips for planning your own trip of a
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