SIB September Virtual Events

Fall is approaching and Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) has scheduled another two “Virtual Movie Matinees” and an Evening Program using Zoom during the month of September! The best part is you don’t even have to be on Seabrook Island to join!

Once you register, we will send you a link the day prior to each event to allow you to access our Zoom live video. We will open each event with introductions and a little social time, watch the movie or presentation together (generally an hour), and finish with a short discussion to get your feedback and answer questions.

Sign up for one, two or all three of our events, then plan to get comfy in your favorite chair with snacks and beverages of your choice to enjoy our gathering!

Plight of the Grassland Birds
Tuesday, September 8, 2020, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

From the fields of New England and Canada to the vast plains of Montana to the deserts of Mexico, grassland birds are losing their habitats at an alarming rate. Host, Will Lange, explores efforts to protect the birds and their habitats. Watch the trailer here.

Journey of the Broad-winged Hawk
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Every year, thousands of broad-winged hawks embark on a treacherous flight from New Hampshire to South America. Journey of the Broad-winged Hawk follows the raptors’ two-month, 4,500-mile migration from New Hampshire, over an Appalachian flyway in Pennsylvania, over Corpus Christi, Texas, and ending in the rainforests of Ecuador and the Maquipucunu Reserve. Along the way, people and communities follow and celebrate the hawks’ journey. Host, Will Lange, traces the migratory route of these magnificent birds from the White Mountains to the Andes of Ecuador and shares the stories of those who witness this wonder of nature. Watch the trailer here.

Program: Birding the Lewis and Clark Trail
Wednesday, September 23, 2020, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

What happens when an avid birdwatcher and her photographer, who’s also a history buff, go on a 28-day road trip from Atlanta to the Oregon coast… tracing, birding, photographing the route of the Lewis and Clark 1803-1806 Corps of Discovery Expedition … 8,900 miles, 17 states, 269,000 hotel points, countless birding adventures, and incredible scenery and history!

Join us for Aija and Ed Konrad’s roller-coaster adventure with tales of birds, history, and their glorious journey.

– Submitted by SIB
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