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Bird Weirdness - Estrella
Estrella Mountain Park
Special guest speaker Joe Ford shares many unusual facts about some common bird species found worldwide. Why did the passenger pigeon become extinct? What is the most numerous bird in the world? What method does the cowbird, who never makes a nest, use to insure the success of its offspring? Why did brown pelicans all but disappear from Louisiana in the middle of the 20th Century? Flamingos, parrots, invasive starlings, storks, and screamers are just some of the birds discussed in this program. Biological magnification, sexual dimorphism, ecological connections are all part of this presentation. Presentation will be at the Nature Center.

Date: 10/12/2013
Time: 10:00 AM    Duration: about 1 hour
Speaker: Joe Ford
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 vehicle entry fee or annual pass
 
Contact: amyroberts@mail.maricopa.gov
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
14805 W. Vineyard Ave.
Goodyear, AZ  
85338
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