Birders' Nights 

The evening programs of the Birding Section are held on the first Thursday of each month from September to May at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Mary's (Kerrisdale) Anglican Church, 2490 West 37th Avenue (at Larch Street), Vancouver. The programs start with introductions and items of general interest. The main presentation begins after a short break for light refreshments. These programs are open to the public and members are encouraged to invite their friends. For more information and suggestions for future programs please contact the Program Co-ordinator Jude Grass at 604-538-8774.

Thursday, September 7
Birds and Conservation in Colombia
Michael Feller

Colombia is one of the world's most biodiverse countries, having more bird species than any other country on earth. This talk will illustrate some of these species in relation to the environments in which they are found. It will also discuss the threats to these birds and conservation efforts being undertaken to protect them.

Michael Feller is a forest ecologist who is a professor emeritus in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at UBC. His talk is based on a recent and past trips to Colombia.