Harty and Whiteside on birds and conservation


Beryn Harty and Dr. Mark Whiteside will present a virtual bird walk at Florida Keys Audubon’s meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Key West Garden Club. Admission is free. MARK HEDDEN / COURTESY PHOTO

Beryn Harty and Dr. Mark Whiteside will present a virtual bird walk at Florida Keys Audubon’s meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Key West Garden Club. Admission is free. MARK HEDDEN / COURTESY PHOTO

The Florida Keys Audubon Society holds the next edition of its monthly speaker series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the Key West Garden Club, 1100 Atlantic Blvd.

Guests speakers Beryn Harty and Dr. Mark Whiteside will present “More Feathered Friends & Conservation Issues.” The talk will be structured like a virtual bird walk. Harty will surprise Whiteside with images of birds; Whiteside will identify the species, talk about their habits, where they can be seen, aspects of their life histories and what conservation issues affect them.

Whiteside, a life-long birdwatcher, is president of the Florida Keys Audubon Society. He is also medical director of the Florida Department of Health for Monroe County.

Harty is a broad-based naturalist, nature walk leader and nature photographer. She is also a Realtor.

Admissions is free and open to anyone who is interested.

For more information, email keysaudubon@gmail.com or leave a voicemail at 305-771-5807. ¦

 

 

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