Brown Bag Lunch Series at Schoodic Institute: Birding Acadia National Park – Why Cuba is Strategic to Regional Ecotourism – March 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm FREE

8 March 2018
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Michael Good, Founder of Acadia Birding Festival and Down East Nature Tours in Bar Harbor has had the unique opportunity of studying ornithology on Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Peninsula and Cuba.

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) by Michael Good

Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens). Photo: Michael J. Good



Michael led his first Cuban Bird Survey starting in 2002 and on Thursday, March 15, 2018 will discuss the importance of Cuba as a vital stopover and wintering ground for birds breeding in Acadia National Park and Maine. Of the 413 species recorded in Cuba, 247 are migratory, with 142, or 36% of total Cuban species, coming mainly from the eastern and midwestern flyway of North America. Michael will report on the first American Pipit found on Cuba (Dec 3 2014, J. Caribbean Ornithology, in press) and other records since working with Caribbean Conservation Trust. A colorful slide presentation!

When: March 15, 2018 at 12 - 1pm
Where: Schoodic Institute - Moore Auditorium
9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, Maine 04693
United States
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For more information, please visit: https://www.schoodicinstitute.org

 



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