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Nesting Habits: From Eagles and Owls to Backyard Birds
Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This is a virtual event held on Zoom.
Can you spot an eagle’s nest in the wild? Learn how to transform your own backyard into a birder’s paradise.
Explore Maryland and the D.C. area through a bird’s eye view with expert and local naturalist Sue Muller. Discover tips and tricks on how to find eagles and owls in your area as Sue discusses her work on the Maryland/ D.C. Breeding Bird Atlas 3. Sue will also talk about the exciting project on mapping the distribution of local nesting patterns. Find out how you can participate in the mapping project and share your observations with scientists working to understand our changing ecosystems.
Sue will also be sharing some simple ways to help make our gardens the perfect nesting habitat for birds this season. Invite your family and friends to learn with you.
Sue Muller has a life-long passion for birds and environmental conservation. After earning a degree from West Virginia University in Wildlife Management, Sue spent 35 years of her 40-year career with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks. Currently, she is the Howard County Co-coordinator for the Maryland/DC Breeding Bird Atlas 3 and a contributing editor for the Maryland Biodiversity Project.
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