Date: 6/13/18 5:08 am From: Dennis Hrehowsik <deepseagangster...> Subject: [nysbirds-l] Brooklyn Bird Club Evening Presentation: VULTURE: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF AN UNLOVED BIRD
*Tuesday June 19th @ 7PM*
*BBC Evening Presentation:*
*KATIE FALLON PRESENTS: VULTURE: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF AN UNLOVED BIRD*
*BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY, CENTRAL BRANCH AT GRAND ARMY PLAZA*
Vultures are often overlooked, underappreciated, and unloved, despite the
vital role they play healthy ecosystems. Worldwide, vultures are more
likely to be threatened or endangered than any other group of raptor, but
in the United States Turkey and Black Vultures may be increasing in number.
Based on Katie Fallon’s new book, this presentation will discuss the life
and times of the noble Turkey Vulture, including its feeding, nesting, and
roosting habits, migratory behaviors, and common misconceptions.
Katie Fallon lives in West Virginia and is co-founder of the Avian
Conservation Center of Appalachia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to
conserving the region’s wild birds through research, education, and