The Fascination of Birds (MD)

Woodend Sanctuary
Audubon Naturalist Society

September 18, 2014 (7-9 pm, Reception from 7:00-7:30; Presentation starts at 7:30)

Author William Young will give a presentation based on his book, The Fascination of Birds: From the Albatross to the Yellowthroat, released in May, 2014, Dover Publications.  He has traveled around the world to study birds and is especially interested in bird behavior and bird conservation.  The book is a collection of essays exploring the connections between birds and a broad range of subjects, including biology, ecology, literature, physics and the visual arts.  It is intended to help beginners better understand the birds and bird references they see.  Experienced birders may learn more about the ornithological and cultural aspects of birds.   

Light refreshments will be served.  The Bookshop will be open at 7:00 pm for this event.  RSVP to bookshop@anshome.org or 301-652-9188 x29 

To learn more about William Young and his work, please see his author bio and YouTube videos.