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General Membership Meeting — and Hawks!
April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Our monthly General Membership meetings are an opportunity to connect with San Fernando Valley's birding and conservation community so that when you join us on one of our many walks, you'll already know people. Our speakers never fail to educate and entertain. If you're already a member, come to a meeting and collect your free Chico water-bottle carrier. If you're not, join up and you'll get one, too.
The mass migration of diurnal raptors must rate as one of the most magical birding spectacles in North America and for that reason it draws its own special brand of devotees. Join hawkwatcher Luke Tiller for a virtual tour of the nation’s hawkwatch platforms and beyond. His talk will touch on: places to visit, the history of hawkwatching, how to get the best out of the hawkwatching experience and most importantly some of the pitfalls of trying to identify a bird in flight. Luke has been employed as a hawkwatcher at sites across the US and beyond, including Europe and the Middle East. He has traveled the globe extensively as a natural history tour guide, often with a focus on raptors. As well as writing articles about hawks and hawkwatching, he is often invited to speak about them at bird clubs and festivals across the country. He was recently reelected to a second term on the board of the Hawk Migration Association of North America