Raptors of the North Country [S-17-51]

Presenter: Mary Beth Warburton
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 3:00 PM 05/01
Status: Course Closed

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Raptors have fascinated humans for centuries. This presentation will give a brief overview of raptors, such as eagles, falcons, hawks and owls. The focus will be on species that can be seen locally and will include an update on the Bald Eagle and Peregrine Falcon in NYS.

For 15 years MaryBeth Warbuton monitored Bald Eagles and Peregrine Falcons for the Endangered Species Unit, DEC. She is an avid birder. Currently, MaryBeth is the president of the Indian Creek Nature Center.

NOTES: 1) Optional field Trip - TBA - Indian Creek Nature Center, on CR14 in Rensselaer Falls; 2) dress appropriately for field trip; 3) If you have (or can borrow) binoculars, bring them for the field trip.

Cap: 40 for classroom session; 15 for field trip

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