Kevin Karlson Shorebird Day: Aug. 20

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.

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

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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