Migration Celebration and Monday night talks

Migration Celebration

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s annual fall Migration Celebration will be held at the lab, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities for all ages: guided walks along the trails in Sapsucker Woods, interactive learning games, the chance to see wild birds being banded. Staff from the Cornell Raptor program will be on hand with their live eagles, hawks and owls. Admission is free.

Bird talks

The next two Monday evening talks at the Lab of Ornithology, free and open to the public, will be:
• Julie Zickefoose, writer/artist, “The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds,” Oct. 13, 7:30-9 p.m. (program starts at 8 p.m.). Zickefoose will explore the intersection of birds and spirituality in the lives of humans.
• Irby Lovette, director, Fuller Evolutionary Biology Program, Cornell Lab Ornithology, and Fausto Rodriguez, Galapagos Park naturalist and founder of Galapagos Best, will recount some the wonders of the archipelago, present new research findings, and discuss conservation issues in their talk, "Science and Nature in the Galapagos Islands," Oct. 20, 7:30-9 p.m.