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Natural History Speaker Series: The Legacy of the American Oystercatcher

Tuesday, November 13th 2018

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The Legacy of the American Oystercatcher - Mark Rachal, Biologist, Audubon Society of Florida Tampa, FL

Learn about conservation efforts and the natural history of one of Florida’s rarest birds, the American Oystercatcher. Our speaker will discuss their fascinating behavior, long-term and very strong attachment to their mates, dedication to their semi-precocious young, and territorial defense activities.

The Friends of Boyd Hill Nature Preserve presents the Natural History Speaker Series. This program offers fascinating presentations on the natural and cultural history of Florida by individuals who are authorities in their fields. It is cosponsored by the City of St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation Department on the second Tuesday of each month (September - March) at 7:00 p.m. Please note the April program will be held on Saturday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m.

Who: All ages welcome. Free admission.

Location: Lake Maggiore Environmental Education Center at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve 1101 Country Club Way South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Contact: Boyd Hill at (727) 893-7326 or visit www.stpeteparksrec.org/boyd-hill.html