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Featuring Dr. Mark Stanback, Professor of Biology at Davidson College
Sunday, October 25th at 3:30 PM at Manuel’s Tavern
Over the last half-century, Brown-headed Nuthatches have been on a slow decline. While much of this decline is undoubtedly driven by habitat alteration, Dr. Stanback contends that competition with Eastern Bluebirds has been a contributing factor. He will report the results of experiments of he and his students have conducted in recent years which show that Brown-headed Nuthatches aren't as sensitive to habitat quality as is often assumed and that bluebirds effectively outcompete them for nest sites.
November 13-15, 2015
It’s time to sharpen those sparrow ID skills! AAS is pleased to offer our popular Sparrow Workshop again this year. This two-part workshop will be held on the Georgia Coast so we can see some coastal sparrow species such as the Seaside Sparrow, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow, and others. Tim Keyes, wildlife biologist for DNR, will give his incredible Sparrow presentation on Friday, November 13th at 7:00 PM in Brunswick at the DNR office building. He will then lead a day of birding on the Georgia Coast on Saturday, November 14th. There will also be a Sunday morning field trip led by Gene Keferl, a coastal birding expert. Click HERE for additional details or to register.
The Annual Fund provides crucial support to Atlanta Audubon's programs. This year our theme is "Conservation Works" to express our focus on building and sustaining strong conservation programs for birds and habitat in Metro Atlanta. Will you help us surpass our goal of $30,000? Make your gift online today.
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