VMN CE Webinar: Vulture - The Private Life of an Unloved Bird
From Michelle Prysby
Description: Vultures are often overlooked, underappreciated, and unloved, despite the vital role they play healthy ecosystems. Worldwide, vultures are more likely to be threatened or endangered than any other group of raptor, but in the United States turkey and black vultures may be increasing in number. This presentation will discuss the life and times Virginia's vultures, including their feeding, nesting, and roosting habits, migratory behaviors, and common misconceptions.
Presenter: Katie Fallon is the author of Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird (2017) and, previously, Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird (2011), which was a finalist for the Reed Award for Outstanding Writing on the Southern Environment. Her first book for children, Look, See the Bird! was published in June, 2017. She is co-founder of the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the region's wild birds through research, education, and rehabilitation.
Learn more about Katie and her books