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Birds: Their Lives and Lunches - A Hands-On Demonstration!

Saturday, November 15, 2014
12:00 AM
UM Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Explore the lives of birds in this hands-on demonstration. Together we will discuss the importance of species conservation, commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and highlighting more successful efforts such as Kirtland's Warbler and the Bald Eagle. What factors put a species in danger? How can we help reduce there dangers? Learn about the habitats and diets of some Michigan birds, especially birds of prey. Find out what an owl pellet is (Hint: it's not poop!) and then dissect a real owl pellet! Come and discover the importance of Michigan's native birds.