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Program: Toledo Naturalist Association: Exploring Saipan's Avifauna and Natural History
Park: Wildwood Preserve
Room: Outside Ward Pavilion
Meeting Place: Ward Pavilion
Public Reservation Closes: 3/15/18
Date: 3/15/18
Meeting Days: Thu.
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Price: Free 
Class Leader: Kim Smith
Program Type: Nature
Age Range: Adults
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Description: Annie Crary traveled to Saipan as a bird banding biologist for the Institute for Bird Populations and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Division of Fish and Wildlife during the spring and summer of 2009 and fall of 2010 and ran six banding stations in different habitats on the island in order to determine molt sequence and timing of Saipanís resident, nonmigratory landbirds, and to piece together information about breeding seasonality. Saipan is a small island that rests along the Marianas Trench 136 miles north of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. It has 13 species of native nonmigratory landbirds and four nonnative species, as well as numerous seabirds and shorebirds. Join us as we explore the rich natural and human history of a tropical paradise. Swim with colorful reef creatures, meet the birds of Saipan, learn the intricacies of avian molt, and discover new, undocumented molt patterns.

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