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King Gillette Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

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King Gillette Ranch

26800 West Mulholland Highway · Calabasas, CA

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King Gillette Ranch 26800 West Mulholland Highway, Calabasas, CA

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You are Invited:
To Join the Western Alliance for Nature in Our
Search for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker In Cuba
Larry Wan Chairman, Western Alliance for Nature
“In Search of The Ivory-billed Woodpecker
in Cuba”
Plus Slide Show of his Photos of Birds of Cuba

Please come for a Sunday in
the park and be a part of
history:
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker, has been considered extinct
in the U.S. since 1938. The IBW also lived in Cuba but
there it was last seen as recently as 2009, making its
continued existence in Cuba more probable. In May 2012,
the Western Alliance for Nature sponsored an initial
exploration of an area in eastern Cuba where it was last
seen. Come hear about the quite promising results and
why we have been inspired to launch a series of full scale
scientific expeditions. Our expeditions will also seek to
gather data on the following globally threatened birds, all
of which are known to occur in the localities that we plan
to survey: the Critically Endangered Cuban Kite, the
Endangered Giant Kingbird and the Blue-headed QuailDove
and the Near Threatened Bee Hummingbird.
Guest Speaker:
Dr. Tom Smith,
Director UCLA Center for Tropical Research
"Biology of Hook-billed Kites and Why the Cuban
Kite is important"
Chance to win a birding tour of Cuba with
Free Admission
Date:
Sunday Sept 27, 2015
Time:
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Location:
King Gillette Ranch
Santa Monica Mountains
Conservancy
Come and enjoy complimentary wine
and hor d’oeuvres .

RSVP by Sept 19
For Free Parking Pass
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Phone: (310)[masked]http://www.wanconservancy.org

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