A Year in the Lives of No. American Owls

Thursday, November 17


Award winning photographer Paul Bannick will present 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.

We will 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.  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.

Date:   Thursday, November 17

Time:   6:30 p.m. refreshments, 7 p.m. speaker

Place:  First Unitarian Universalist Church & Centre
1187 Franklin (at Geary, San Francisco

Cost:   Free for GGAS members, $5 for non-members

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