Event: NSAS Presents: An Expedition to Antarctica with Robin Leong

Date: Thursday April 13, 2023

Time: 7:00 PM

In 2008-2009 Robin Leong, our NSAS Past President and Board Member since 1981, took a 20 day trip to Antarctica on a Quark's Explorer Tour. His presentation will give you an idea of what a trip to those environs is like in case visiting Antarctica might be on your bucket list. (NSAS Event)


Robin will share photos of birds taken by trip members and a video that helps you to share in his experiences of this trip. The video, made by Quark, contains some of the best photos shared by the tripís 85 participants. If you attend in person, Robin will share bird lists and other fun details about the trip. Donít miss out on this exciting presentation from Robinís Antarctica trip.

About the Presenter: Robin was born and raised in Hawaii. After graduating from the University of Hawaii and completing graduate work at UC Berkeleyís Department of Environmental Engineering he served as a Mechanical Engineer at Hunterís Point and Mare Island Naval Shipyards. He has been birding since 1978 and has a life list exceeding 6,600 species. Robin has served on the Boards of the ABA (American Bird Association) and Point Reyes Bird Observatory (now known as Point Blue Conservation Science), and as a Commissioner for Solano County Parks and Recreation. He is the co-author of many publications including, Breeding Birds of Napa County, Breeding Birds of Solano County, and numerous other publications.

This will be a Hybrid Meeting: Our in-person meeting will be at the Napa Valley Lutheran Church located at 1796 Elm St. Napa, CA. The church parking lot is located on Jefferson St., North of Elm St.

Zoom Details: Topic: NSAS Presents: An Expedition to Antarctica with Robin Leong

Time: Apr 13, 2023 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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submitted on March 28, 2023, at 04:25 PM PST

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