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Bird Songs of the Boreal Forest: cradle for billions of songbirds
Tue, 1 November 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
This presentation features the Boreal Forest and some of its inhabitants. The sound recordings are from John Neville's published collection and blend with PowerPoint images of the forest habitat of Canada’s Boreal Forest
John Neville is well known for his CD recordings of bird songs. Serious field recording of birds began in 1993 after studying with the MacAuley Library of Natural Sounds, Cornell University. As Neville Recording, John has produced seventeen regional sound guides to bird identification and an e-book titled “Travelling the Dempster”. He just released the 4 CD set “Bird Songs of Canada , Chants D’Oiseax du Canada”. He regularly presents at birding festivals such as the Brant Festival, Wings over the Rockies and the Meadowlark Festival. He has published articles in Birds and Blooms and journals for the Ontario Nature (Seasons), Nature Saskatchewan, BC Field Ornithologists (BC Birds), Wildlife Sound Recording Society (Wildlife Sound), and BC Nature of which he is the Past President. He is the current recipient of the BC Nature Elton Anderson Award for outstanding achievement in public conservation.
Fee: $10, kids free