It’s migration season for birds and with businesses closed and our streets and parks quiet, it’s a great time to appreciate one of the most prolific species on the planet. Join David Allen Sibley and Jennifer Ackerman on World Migratory Bird Day for a lively and illustrated presentation about their mutual affection for birds. This event is presented in partnership with and .
**This is a virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom. It will also be streamed live on 's Facebook page.**
David Allen Sibley has been painting birds for over three decades. He is widely recognized as America’s leading ornithologist/illustrator. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert, The Sibley Guide is now the standard by which most natural history guides are measured. His latest book, What It Means to Be A Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing-What Birds Are Doing And Why is the perfect bird book for birders and non-birders alike looking for a new or deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing and why.
Jennifer Ackerman has been writing about science, nature, and human biology for almost three decades. She is a contributor to Scientific American, National Geographic, and The New York Times among others, and her books include The Genius of Birds and Birds by the Shore. Her new book The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent and Think is a radical investigation into the bird way of being and the recent scientific research