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David Sibley in conversation with Charles Hagner

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adults, Wheelchair Accessible, Birds

David Allen Sibley’s field guides are an indispensable resource in identifying birds for beginner and advanced birders alike. In his new book, What It’s Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing – What Birds Are Doing, and Why, Sibley provides a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing – and why. This book also contains 330 new illustrations by the author which accurately and exquisitely help readers visualize bird behaviors. We’re thrilled to partner with Boswell Book Company to present an evening with David Sibley, in conversation with Wisconsin’s own Charles Hagner, author of The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Wisconsin.

David Allen Sibley is the author and illustrator of the series of successful guides to nature that bear his name, including The Sibley Guide to Birds. He has contributed to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, BirdWatching, and North American Birds, and to The New York Times. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Birding Association and the Linnaean Society of New York’s Eisenmann Medal. He lives and birds in Massachusetts

Charles Hagner is Board Chair of the Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory and a member of the Steering Committee of the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative. He is the author of American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Wisconsin and formerly Editor-in-Chief of BirdWatching magazine.

Purchase your copy of the book on the Boswell Book Company website.

This special virtual event is free, but registration is required. Register for this webinar on Zoom.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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