Monthly presentations, announcements and quizzes
Bird Study Group meetings feature speakers, announcements, and quizzes on birding topics. The meetings are held once a month from September through May in the Cardel Theatre in Quarry Park. Come, listen, and meet other birders! To suggest a speaker or topic please contact us. The Bird Study Group is free for Nature Calgary members and $5 for non-members (payable at the door).
COVID-19 Update (August 2020)
Nature Calgary has decided not to have in person events for at least the fall due to COVID-19. The Bird Study Group will host a series of talks using the Zoom platform on the usual 1st Wednesday evening of the month.
Directions and log in numbers for the meetings will be sent out by email one week before the meeting. To ensure you get the email you must subscribe to the Bird Study Group. To do this, log in to Nature Calgary, go to My Membership, then email settings and then click the Bird Study Group Updates box.
If you have not used Zoom before – here are some quick tips:
- Type zoom into the URL – address bar at top (https://zoom.us)
- If you are prompted to download Zoom do it – it is free.
- Click on “Join a meeting”
- You will be prompted to add the ID number for the meeting (see the newsletter)
- Then, in the next screen, you will add the password (see the newsletter)
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Not ANOTHER Pandemic: Highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds Presenter: Dr Dayna Goldsmith Members please look in your email Newsletter for links to the Zoom meeting. Meeting Opens at […]
Not ANOTHER Pandemic—Highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds Presenter: Dr. Dayna Goldsmith This presentation will begin with a brief introduction of what it means to be an influenza virus […]
Shetland – Birds, ponies, and people. Presenter: Andrew Hart The Shetland Islands are the northern most part of Great Britain. This isolation has resulted in some endemic Shetland species and […]