Don’t Forget: Saturday is Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day

Kevin Karlson photo for print- 7-11 Our third annual Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day is Saturday, Aug. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kevin is one of the nation's top nature photographers and author/co-author of several books, including "The Shorebird Guide" and "The Birds of Cape May."

All the programs are free, and include two guided walks, a birding ID seminar and a photography workshop with Kevin and Lloyd Spitalnik. Bring water, lunch and sunblock!

The day is sponsored by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society.

DeKorte gates open at 8 a.m. Directions to DeKorte Park are in the left-hand column of this blog. Event details follow.

Saturday, August 20, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
3rd Annual Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day, with the NJMC and BCAS

Spend the day with noted shorebird expert and nature photographer Kevin Karlson.

Karlson is leading 90-minute bird walks at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

At 1 p.m., he will present a talk on “Tips on Becoming a Better Birder” at 1 p.m.  

At 2 p.m. Kevin will discuss and show images from his latest books.

At 2:45 p.m., he and another noted photographer, Lloyd Spitalnik, will lead an hour-long wildlife photography workshop.

All events are free, but you must sign a standard liability release for 2011 if you have not already. Bring your lunch and beverage.  To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at or 201-230-4983.

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