Event: Birds of Paraguay

Date: Tuesday January 09, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM

Join wildlife biologist, John Sterling, for a program on the birds of Paraguay at the Florence Douglas Senior Center at 333 Amador Street in Vallejo at 7 p.m. (NSAS Event)


From the dry Chaco in the west to the Atlantic rainforests of the east, Paraguay will soon be on the map for international birders. John Sterling was the team leader that developed a curriculum for training birding guides in Paraguay for the National Audubon Society and the Inter-American Development Bank. He was able to bird with several of the graduates of the Advanced Training Course. John will talk about the new opportunities for birding ecotourism and will illustrate his talk with some of his photos taken on this trip.

John Sterling is a wildlife biologist and consultant whose clients include The Nature Conservancy, National Audubon Society, Center for Natural Lands Management, CA Dept of Water Resources, Kern Water Bank and the Smithsonian Institution. He was a former staff avian ecologist at the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. John has been a diehard birder since 1971 and loves teaching his identification workshops and leading his international tours.

submitted on December 19, 2017, at 12:08 AM PST

Bewick's Wren © 2014 Dave McMullen Marsh Wren © 2013 Dave McMullen Phainopepla © 2014 Dave McMullen Wrentit © 2013 Dave McMullen Golden-crowned Sparrow © 2014 Dave McMullen

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