Online Program: Top Shorebird Destination: Kansas (Yes, Kansas!)

July 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Zoom Online Presentation
Online Program: Top Shorebird Destination: Kansas (Yes, Kansas!) @ Zoom Online Presentation | Highland Park | Illinois | United States

Kansas’ Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge are two of the top migratory shorebird staging areas in the United States, serving as key links in a chain of wetlands throughout the Central Flyway that is needed to ensure the survival of a number of shorebird species. The nearby grasslands of the Flint Hills are extremely important to the conservation of the Buff-breasted Sandpiper, a species of high conservation concern, as well as the American Golden-Plover. Robert Penner, Avian Programs Manager with the Kansas chapter of the Nature Conservancy, will explain why these three areas – all part of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network – are hemispheric important shorebird sites and highlight some of the birds that drop in


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