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Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch

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10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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October 2017

Marie Read presents: Sierra Wings: Birds of the Mono Lake Basin

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Marie Read’s photography of California’s iconic Mono Lake and environs reveals the fascinating birdlife of this spectacular birding hotspot, which is a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network site of International Importance. Tufa towers rise above the surface of Mono Lake’s highly saline/alkaline water, which teems with brine shrimp and alkali flies. Many breeding and migratory birds, including California Gulls, Wilson’s and Red-necked phalaropes, and Eared Grebes are attracted to the feast. Pinyon Jay, Violet-green Swallow, Sage Thrasher, and Lewis’s and…

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November 2017

Steve Nanz and Janet Zinn Present: Wild and Wonderful Cuba!

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Birders have been quick to take advantage of easier access to Cuba by US residents, attracted by the lure of 27 endemic species, warm Caribbean weather, and a fascinating culture. Last March four Brooklyn Bird Club members took a trip together to this wonderful country in search of birds, music, and of course, mojitos. Join Steve and Heidi Nanz, Janet Zinn, and Alan Baratz as they recount their trip in photos, and answer any questions you may have about traveling…

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