Red-capped Cardinal in Peru, by Bob Lewis

Peruvian Peregrinations

with Bob Lewis

Thursday, July 20, in Berkeley


Peru is a land of many habitats, from the dry Tumbas in the northwest and the high Andes mountains running down the center of the country, to the Amazonian forests and rivers in the east. During two trips, Golden Gate Audubon Society birding instructor and expert photographer Bob Lewis had a chance to examine the avian inhabitants of each of these regions.  He’ll discuss evolution, speciation, and the impact of geological upheavals while focusing on hummingbirds, and then look at some other exotic bird families, from Tanagers and Ovenbirds to Hoatzins.  Finally we’ll finish with a brief look at amazing Machu Picchu. Come at 6 p.m. for our Annual Meeting and refreshments, than stay for Bob’s talk!

Date:    Thursday, July 20

Time:    6 p.m. Annual Meeting & refreshments, 7 p.m. program

Place:   Northbrae Community Church
941 The Alameda (between Solano & Marin Aves.)

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

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