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Birds & Birding at Cape May

051815 Birding

Start Time: 6:00 PM - : 7:30 PM

“Birds and Birding at Cape May” is a program based on the Suttons’ landmark book by the same name and is the in-depth result of their efforts over so many years documenting and protecting the migration and the hometown that they so love. Their program will share the storied history of birds and birding at Cape May, a place where bird studies in the Americas in part began. Expect a walk through the seasons, detailing major phenomena like the autumn raptor migration, the internationally-known spring shorebird gatherings, as well as the waterfowl, seabird, wader, owl, and songbird possibilities throughout the changing seasons.

Library: Cape May Court House Library |  Court House Library Storytime Room

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 Clay and Pat Sutton are a husband and wife team of naturalists and writers whose careers and names are synonymous with their home town of Cape May. Clay is a co-author, with Pete Dunne and David Sibley, of the classic Hawks in Flight (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1988; 2nd Edition 2012), and Clay and his wife Pat have co-authored How to Spot Butterflies (1999), How to Spot Hawks & Eagles (1996), and How to Spot an Owl (1994). Their latest book, Birds and Birding at Cape May, is the in-depth result of their efforts over many years documenting and protecting the migration and the Cape May area that they so love. This landmark book is a complete guide to birds and birding for the Cape May region, covering what to see, when, where, and how to go, as well as the storied ornithological history of the Cape. For more information, go to Pat and Clay’s website: www.patandclaysutton.com.

Presenter: Pat and Clay Sutton

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