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Birding at the End of the World: Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, and Isla de los Estados

icon date2  Wednesday, January 17, 2018
icon timer  07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Join Len Sander for an illustrated program of the wildlife and spectacular scenery at the southern tip of South America. Patagonia is a sparsely populated region of mountains, grasslands, deserts, and seacoasts shared by Chile and Argentina. Andean Condors, Darwin’s Rheas, and penguins were highlights along with other birds and animals which inhabit this seldom-visited area. Len Sander is a retired U-M physics professor who is a keen birder photographer and a long-time Ann Arbor birder.


WAS programs are free and open to the public. Membership is not required, though we would welcome your membership to help with our environmental and educational activities. Programs are held on the third Wednesday of the month at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor. In addition to the program, hear news of the latest critter sightings and field trips, and enjoy tasty snacks following the program. Please note: The Matthaei Botanical Gardens charges for parking at the rate of $1.20 an hour, enforced 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Members of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum park for free.