Date: 2/8/21 3:56 pm From: Rob Fergus <birdchaser...> Subject: BCDC Zoom Meeting Wed (Feb 10) with Nathan Pieplow
The Birding Club of Delaware County invites all to attend our virtual presentation with Nathan Pieplow this Wednesday evening Feb.10th at 7:30 pm. For Zoom login info, please message me directly.
Program description. 'The Language of Birds' by Nathan Pieplow
All around us, the birds are constantly telling us who they are and what they are doing. In this presentation, Nathan Pieplow unlocks the secrets of their language. You’ll listen in on the pillow talk of a pair of Red-winged Blackbirds, and learn the secret signals that Cliff Swallows use when they have found food. You’ll learn how one bird sound can have many meanings, and how one meaning can have many sounds—and how, sometimes, the meaning isn’t in the sounds at all. This talk from the author of the Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds is an accessible, entertaining introduction to a fascinating topic.
Nathan Pieplow is the author of the Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds, published in two volumes, Eastern (2017) and Western (2019). An avid bird sound recordist and videographer, he is the author of the bird sound blog Earbirding.com <http://earbirding.com/>, a board member of the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, an author of the Colorado Birding Trail, and former editor of the journal Colorado Birds. He teaches writing and rhetoric at the University of Colorado in Boulder.