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Endless Forms Less Beautiful: Asian Prinia Species

icon date2  Wednesday, September 18, 2019
icon timer  07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

 

Join Pamela Rasmussen for an informative talk on the birds in the Prinia genus, found in India and other Asian countries, an adaptation of a talk she gave at the most recent American Ornithological Society meeting. Dr. Rasmussen is an assistant professor of zoology at Michigan State University, an associate editor of The Ibis, the journal of the British Ornithologists’ Union, and is the primary author of Birds of South Asia: the Ripley Guide, (Smithsonian Institution/Lynx Edicions, 2012).

Come at 7:10pm for a chance to talk with fellow birders, and enjoy snacks before the program begins.


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.