March 21 – Spotlighting Young Ornithology Researchers

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When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY
Title:  Spotlighting Young Ornithology Researchers
Speakers: Connor Taff, postdoctoral associate, Cornell Lab; Sahas Barve, Cornell Ph.D. candidate; Taylor Heaton Crisologo, Cornell undergraduate.
Description: Join us for this special Monday Night Seminar showcasing three outstanding young researchers and ornithologists. Connor Taff, a postdoctoral associate at the Cornell Lab, will talk about the elaborate songs and plumage of male Common Yellowthroats and how these traits evolved over time. Ph.D. candidate Sahas Barve is an avid birder and exceptional ornithologist from India. He’ll discuss his work on the coping mechanisms birds use to survive high in the Himalayas. Then, Cornell undergraduate Taylor Heaton Crisologo will spotlight the strategies used by Herring Gulls to defend their nests and protect their chicks.
Admission: Free

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