Connecticut Audbon Society

Register: Young, Gifted, and Wild About Birds: Joanna Wu, UCLA

Anyone who has been on a group songbird walk knows that it’s the male Scarlet Tanager, the male Indigo Bunting, the male Blackburnian Warbler that draws the gazing eyes.

But are there conservation implications if male birds get the attention while females, whose plumage is perhaps as beautiful in subtler ways, are overlooked? Conservation gaps caused by overlooking female birds are the focus of Joanna Wu’s Ph.D. work at UCLA.

Join us on Thursday, February 2, at 12:30 p.m. for her fascinating presentation.






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