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Birds of the Wildest Isle: Expedition Report from St. Matthew Island, Alaska
Monday, April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
What: Monday Night Seminar
When: April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cornell Lab of Ornithology auditorium , 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca
Speaker: Andy Johnson, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Title: Birds of the Wildest Isle: Expedition Report from St. Matthew Island, Alaska
Description: Learn about the recent Cornell Lab and US Fish and Wildlife Service expedition to St. Matthew Island, Alaska, in the Bering Sea — the most remote wilderness in the United States. Andy Johnson joined Irby Lovette (Fuller Professor of Ornithology at Cornell) and a small team of biologists on the uninhabited island last June. They stayed for a month to study and film the endemic McKay’s Bunting and Pribilof Rock Sandpiper. But on this rarely visited outpost, the team also found signs of a dramatically changing ecosystem.
Join us in person in the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s auditorium, or watch online via live-streaming video at this link:
Image: McKay’s Bunting by Andy Johnson.
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