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California Condor – Forever Free

April 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday April 13, 2023 – 7:00 pm
California Condor – Forever Free
Speaker: Kurt Leuschner
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In this presentation you will learn about the California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) – one of the largest and rarest birds in the world.  Topics covered include:  their conservation and natural history, recovery, reintroduction, and on-going preservation efforts (past and present), fun facts, and locations to see condors in the wild.

Kurt Leuschner is a Professor of Natural Resources at College of the Desert where he teaches courses on Conservation, Entomology, Field Ornithology, Native Plants and GPS Navigation.  He has a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from U.C. Santa Barbara and a Master’s in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Florida.  He is the founder of the Desert Cities Bird Club and is the past president of Western Field Ornithologists and the Natural Science Collaborative of the Desert.  His most recent publications are the Palms to Pines Birding and Nature Trail map and brochure and a Field Guide to Desert Golf Course Wildlife.  Kurt also teaches weekend courses and workshops on birdwatching, insect, PGS and backyard habitats.  His most recent research project involved the sound recording of the various subspecies of North American Scrub-Jays.

Photo: California Condor
Photo by: US Fish & Wildlife Service


April 13, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CA United States + Google Map
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