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Monthly Meeting: New Discoveries in Songbird Migration – Members Only

2021-01-14 @ 7:30 PM 8:30 PM

Guest speaker: Dr. Bridget Stutchbury, professor of biology and Canada Research Chair in Ecology and Conservation Biology at York University. She is also the author of the book “Silence of the Songbirds.”

Each fall, billions of songbirds leave Canada on an epic journey to their far-away wintering grounds in Central and South America where many live in tropical forests shared by toucans, howler monkeys, and jaguars. Dozens of species have experienced serious, long-term population declines that are driven in part by the threats that these birds face on migration and while in the tropics. But only recently has it been possible to track the migration of individual songbirds over part, or all, of their migration journey. Bridget Stutchbury, will talk about her research on uncovering the mysteries of songbird migration behaviour, and what this tells about the threats they face during their travels.

Please note that the date has been changed (was Wednesday, January 13).

This is a Virtual meeting on Zoom. Invitations e-mailed to members