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Owls of North America

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$5

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Date:
January 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$5
Website:
https://www.hcconservancy.org/event/owls-of-north-america/

Venue

Mt. Pleasant, Howard County Conservancy
10520 Old Frederick Road
Woodstock, MD 21163 United States
Website:
http://www.hcconservancy.org/upcoming-events.html

Award win­ning pho­tog­ra­pher Paul Ban­nick is pre­sent­ing a new pro­gram fea­tur­ing video, sound, sto­ries from the field and sev­eral dozen new images from his brand-new book: Owl: A Year in the Lives of North Amer­i­can Owls. Paul uses inti­mate yet dra­matic images to fol­low owls through the course of one year and in their dis­tinct habitats.

Audi­ences wit­ness the four sea­sons on ter­ri­tory, as each stage in an owl’s life is chron­i­cled through rare images: courtship, mat­ing, and nest­ing in spring; fledg­ing and feed­ing of young in sum­mer; dis­per­sal and gain­ing inde­pen­dence in fall; and, finally, winter’s migra­tions and com­pe­ti­tions for food.

His pro­gram shows how owls use the unique resources avail­able to them in each habi­tat to face those chal­lenges. All 19 species found in Canada and the United States are fea­tured in pho­tos, video and nar­ra­tive through­out the book, with a spe­cial focus on the North­ern Pygmy-Owl, Great Gray Owl, Bur­row­ing Owl, and Snowy Owl.

Owl is a stun­ning follow-up to Bannick’s best­selling title, The Owl and the Wood­pecker, giv­ing bird lovers yet another gor­geous pho­to­graphic trib­ute, engag­ing nat­ural his­tory, and a com­pelling call to pre­serve the habi­tats that sus­tain these most iconic of birds.

Nearly ten years of work­ing in some of the most remote parts of the con­ti­nent, at the dark­est hours of the day, track­ing owls as they move through their lives has rewarded Paul with strik­ing images that he uses in his book and presentations.

Award win­ning pho­tog­ra­pher Paul Ban­nick presents a new pro­gram fea­tur­ing video, sound, sto­ries from the field and sev­eral dozen new images from his brand-new book: Owl: A Year in the Lives of North Amer­i­can Owls. Join us to wit­ness the four sea­sons on ter­ri­tory, as each stage in an owl’s life is chron­i­cled through rare images.

Ranger, the Conservancy’s Barred Owl will be at the event to wel­come you!

Advance reg­is­tra­tion rec­om­mended, event may sell out.

Green Tip

Use cloth napkins.It’s actually cheaper to throw cloth napkins in the wash than to buy paper ones.