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Monthly Programs

Identifying Local Birds of Prey with Stephen Lyn Bales

Thursday October 7, 2021 7:00 PM EDT

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Stephen Lyn Bales with Red-tailed Hawk
Stephen Lyn Bales with Red-tailed Hawk

Thursday, October 7 at 7pm EDT – Often you see a bird of prey at a distance or only get a fleeting glimpse. Is that large bird a hawk, an eagle or maybe even an osprey? Join natural historian Stephen Lyn Bales and Michelle Campanis, the UT Arboretum Education Coordinator, for the UT Arboretum Society’s First Thursday Nature Supper Club via Zoom on October 7 at 7pm EDT.  In this program you’ll learn some quick tips on identifying East Tennessee’s eagles, vultures, owls, hawks, and falcons.

Registration for this free Zoom event is required to receive your Zoom links. Register at www.utarboretumsociety.org .The program will be recorded and closed captioning is available. Contact Michelle Campanis, University of Tennessee Arboretum Education Coordinator, at mcampani@utk.edu regarding any questions or registration issues. 

Stephen Lyn Bales is a native East Tennessean, naturalist, writer, artist, speaker, and the author of Natural Histories, Ghost Birds and Ephemeral by Nature all published by the University of Tennessee Press. You may contact him at hellostephenlyn@yahoo.com

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