[CT Birds] Exciting program on bird feather identification October 31st, registration deadline September 30th.

COMINS, Patrick PCOMINS at audubon.org
Wed Sep 23 14:38:46 EDT 2009

The White Memorial Conservation Center is hosting an exciting seminar on Oct 31st on bird feather identification.  The registration deadline is fast approaching (September 30th!). I apologize for not getting out word sooner, as this has been a crazy summer.   Hopefully enough people can sign up for the program to move forward.

Patrick Comins, Meriden

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  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

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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