How High Temperatures are Affecting Birds and Their Songs

21apr7:30 pm8:30 pmHow High Temperatures are Affecting Birds and Their Songs7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Event Details

Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society IN PERSON on Friday, April 21, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta for a spring program with Special Guest, Casey Coomes. Casey will present
a slideshow about how rising temperatures are affecting birds all over the world. Climate change poses a huge threat to the persistence of songbirds in North America—in fact, we have already lost almost 30% of our species in the last 50 years. During her presentation, Casey will discuss how heat can influence bird survival, reproduction, and even the songs they sing!

Winners of the DOAS Optics Raffle will be announced at the conclusion of the program.

About the Presenter

Casey’s work with birds began when she attended college at Transylvania University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then went on to receive a PhD from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, where she focused her research on the effects of high temperatures on communication in zebra finches. She is currently a Visiting Instructor and PRODiG Fellow at SUNY Oneonta, where she teaches Avian Physiology and Behavior.



(Friday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society

We envision a healthy world where people and wildlife thrive and natural resources are protected. The mission of Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society is to protect our natural environment and connect people with nature to benefit birds and other wildlife through conservation, education, research and advocacy.
PO Box 544, Oneonta, NY 13820

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