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Saturday, February 23 • 10:15am - 11:00am
Identification of Shorebirds and Their Distribution in the Chicago Area

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Many individuals shy away from shorebird identification because “shorebirds all look the same.” This presentation aims to dispel that notion. We stress the importance of shape, structure, and proportions in identification, with plumage features coming into play only to decide between two or three species. We also discuss where and when to find shorebirds in the Chicago area.

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Geoff Williamson

Third Coast Birding
Geoff Williamson has been interested in birds since the age of eight. He is co-editor of the Illinois-Indiana regional reports in North American Birds, the journal of ornithological record published by the American Birding Association. He serves as secretary of the Illinois Ornithological... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am
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