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Winter Warblers

November 1, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly Meeting Program via Zoom

Speaker:  CODY KENT, Assistant Professor of Quantitative Vertebrate Biology, Frostburg State University

New World warbler beauty and diversity has long fascinated birders and scientists. Their spring arrival begins the height of bird activity across most of North America. But much of their time is spent wintering in southern latitudes, particularly in the Caribbean where concentrated warbler diversity reaches its zenith. Research over the last two decades has shed more light on the importance of wintering conditions for their survival and nesting success. Dr. Kent will discuss our current understanding of warbler population biology in the Caribbean including foraging behavior, distribution and interactions with other species. Dr. Kent completed a Ph.D. at Tulane University where he began research on wintering Caribbean warblers.  His current research includes examining how small-scale land management actions impact bird diversity within Washington DC and large-scale studies of how human activities impact niche diversity in warblers across the United States.

Zoom in and join us online. The presentation is free and open to all. To receive the link to join, you must sign up for our Osprey newsletter using the form at the bottom of this web page. We will email the link prior to the event.


November 1, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Southern Maryland Audubon Society
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Zoom Meeting