[CT Birds] White Memorial Conservation Center Feather I.D. Course

Dave Rosgen dave at whitememorialcc.org
Fri Sep 11 16:13:40 EDT 2009

>From Dave Rosgen:

The White Memorial Conservation Center in Litchfield is offering the
following very interesting adult education course:


Feather Identification of North American Birds


Facilitated by David Scott and Casey McFarland 

Authors of Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species, Stackpole
Books, 2010  www.featherguide.com <http://www.featherguide.com/>  The only
field guide to the feathers of at least 400 North American Birds! 


Time and Date:  October 31, 2009, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Location: White Memorial Conservation Center, Carriage House

White Memorial is located off S.R. 202 between Litchfield and Bantam,
Northwestern Connecticut.  To get directions visit us at
www.whitememorialcc.org <http://www.whitememorialcc.org/>  


Registration Fee:  WMCC Members:  $90.00            Non-Members: 105.00


Registration Deadline:  September 30, 2009


Optional Textbook for this Course:  $35.00 Bird Tracks and Sign by Mark
Elbroch, 2001


This workshop covers feather identification of North American birds with
feather specimens from David and Casey's collection.  Other topics include
feather morphology, flight dynamics and wing design, feather development,
structure, pigments, and specialized feathers.  This course is designed for
all skill levels, especially birders and naturalists.  Lunch is included
(Please indicate special dietary needs).


Mail in the following slip:


Feather Identification of North American Birds

Mail Checks Payable to: The White Memorial Conservation Center, P.O. Box
368, 80 Whitehall Rd., Litchfield, CT, 06759  Phone:  (860)567-0857

Pay by Phone with your Visa, Master Card, or Discover Cards.  

Please indicate special dietary needs.






Phone #:______________________  e-mail:____________________________________


WMCC Member: $90.00

Non-Member: $105.00

Bird Tracks and Sign: $35.00



Total Payment: $ _______

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