Bird Study Group – September 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

In Search of the Picathartes Speaker Mark Rubensohn Mark was fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to Ethiopia and Ghana on a bird watching trip in November 2018. He will share his travels through the highlands (above 4,000m) of Ethiopia, descending into the Great Rift Valley and into the tropical rain forests of Ghana. […]

Bird Study Group – May 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

California Birding for Albertans Presented by Caroline Lambert Caroline started her birding life in California and birded there for six years before moving back to Alberta. In this talk she will give an overview of similarities and differences between birds in Alberta and California, including a description of the different bird habitats and birding hotspots […]

Bird Study Group April 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Tadoussac - an alternate to Pt Pelee? Presented by Anne Belton Last May 28th 6 birders counted over 700,000 warblers passing through Tadoussac! Until now Tadoussac has been a relatively unknown destination for birders. Anne will speak briefly about the real tourist attraction in Tadoussac - whales, and then look at bird migration both in […]

Bird Study Group March 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Birding in Sri Lanka Presented by John Bargman and Ena Spalding John Bargman and Ena Spalding visited Sri Lanka in March 2018 for two weeks, including 10 days birding in various habitats in central and southern regions of the country with a local bird guide. This presentation features their photographs and information on Sri Lanka’s […]

Bird Study Group February 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Alberta 2018 – An Alberta Big Year Presented by Howard Heffler Howard Heffler is a chemical engineer who spent most of his career in Calgary as an environmental manager in the petroleum industry. He and his wife, Lyn, have always participated in outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and paddling. Over the past twenty years, […]

Bird Study Group January 2019

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Phil Cram and others will present the results of the Calgary and area Christmas Bird Counts. View map | www.cardeltheatre.com Bird Study Group meetings are held at 7:30pm the first Wednesday of the month at Cardel Theatre (180 Quarry Park Boulevard SE), with the exception of January 2019, where the group will meet the 2nd Wednesday. Free for members, $5 for […]

Bird Study Group December 2018

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

“Getting Down” with Calgary Area Birds A tour of Calgary area birds as seen through the lens of amateur nature photographer Tony LePrieur. Tony will share bird pictures captured over the past couple of years, providing IDs, locations and tips/stories around individual pictures.   About Tony Tony was introduced to photography by a friend while […]

Bird Study Group November 2018

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Antarctic Adventure by Diane Stinson - Always interested in our natural world, Diane started birding in 2012, when she retired. Since then she and her husband, Rob, have been traveling extensively.

Bird Study Group – October 2018

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Backyard birding presented by Ken Orich Born and raised in Lethbridge, Ken returned to live there after retiring in 2008 from the Alberta Government (Forest Service) where he had spent 35 years. Ken is an avid bird watcher, photographer, gardener, writer and wood-worker. He volunteers for the Helen Schuler Nature Centre and is a member of the River Bottom Writers group. Ken will […]

Bird Study Group – September 2018

Cardel Theatre 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, Alberta

Battles & Bliss: Local Birding Tales A Photographic Adventure Avid nature lovers and photographers Marcy and Ray Stader discovered their love for birding through a series of unexpected events. Their presentation, “Battles and Bliss,” showcases some of their most memorable birding encounters in Alberta through photography and video and how it has led to a new passion that follows them to their […]