Member Meeting and Speaker Program, 'What Is That Bird Doing?: Feeding Behavior', with Nancy Howell and Bill Deininger March 2021 Recording
Member Meeting and Speaker Program, 'What Is That Bird Doing?: Feeding Behavior', with Nancy Howell and Bill Deininger March 2021 Recording.
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Member Meeting and Speaker Series 2020-2021
Program: “What Is That Bird Doing?: Feeding Behavior”
Presenters: Nancy Howell with videos by Bill Deininger
Recorded: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Description: Birds have behaviors that humans may not quite comprehend. WCAS gets questions, such as “Why is this bird doing that?” or “I saw a bird doing X, is it okay?” Through the wonderful videos taken by Bill Deininger, we view many species of birds while feeding, discuss what they are feeding upon, adaptations for feeding, and how using these behaviors can help with bird identification. Viewer participation and questions.
[00:00:00] Nancy Howell, Treasurer & Membership, Chair, WCAS, welcomed everyone to the meeting, presented and reviewed answers to the pre-program Bird Quiz questions.
[00:06:46] Michelle Brosius, WCAS Board Member & Field Trip Co-Coordinator, provided updates about the February 2021 Second Saturday Bird Walk Report, Virtual Field Trip updates, and reminded viewers of the chapter's Social Distancing Birding Guidelines. Please contact Michelle to donate and to volunteer at MichelleBrosius@wcaudubon.org
[00:11:40] Betsey O'Hagan, Digital Strategist, WCAS, invites the public to attend the next Guardians of Nature meeting on Thursdays, March 18th & 25th at 7:00 p.m. (EST); announces the winner of the February Bird of the Month Photography Contest with comments by the photographer Anna Lozlenko, and invites contestants to enter the March Photo Contest.
[00:19:28] Kurt Miske, Board Member, provides details of the new Bluebird Box project and the Jean E. Miske Memorial Fund supporting the project through a 1:1 dollar match up to $500.00. Please contact Kurt to donate and to volunteer at KurtMiske@wcaudubon.org
[00:20:49] Amanda Sebrosky, Founder, NEO Chimney Swift Conservation Society provides an update from the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society project to preserve a community chimney for swifts and encourages the public to make a donation to help with the project. If you would like to support local efforts, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
[00:24:28] Kaoru Tsubone, Board Member, Ambassador to Japan, discusses next step plans for the Bird Friendly Native Plant Sale. Kaoru invites volunteers to the project. Please contact her at KaoruTsubone@wcaudubon.org
[00:26:35] Michelle Brosius reminds attendees of the Mitchelle's Homemade Ice Cream Fundraiser. Coupons can be purchased at the WCAS Store. Michelle introduces the April 6, 2021 speaker and the March 2, 2021 speakers.
[00:27:46] The speaker program commences, 'What Is That Bird Doing?: Feeding Behavior', with co-presenters Nancy Howell and Bill Deininger March 2021.
Discussion and Questions: [01:37:38] Questions and answers were discussed with the presenters, Michelle Brosius thanks the speakers, closes the meeting, and thanks all participants for attending.
Also see, STORY-'What Is That Bird Doing?: Feeding Behavior' with Nancy Howell and Bill Deininger for presentation topic index.
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