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Audubon program features talk on birds of Cuba

By Staff | May 8, 2015

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s monthly program for May will feature a presentation about the birds of Cuba The program will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville. Admission will be free and everyone is welcome to attend.

The speaker will be local birding expert and Master Naturalist Joette Borzik.

Ms. Borzik recently returned from her fourth trip to Cuba, where she conducted Cuban bird surveys with Cuban ornithologists and citizen scientists from the US.

The diversity of Cuba’s birds is considerable, with the country supporting 26 endemic birds found nowhere else in the world. Cuba is also home to the world’s smallest bird and the world’s smallest frog.

The Hospice facility’s address is 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville. The Audubon events will be held in the main meeting room of the facility’s Main Office building.

There is plenty of parking at the facility.

For more information go to www.potomacaudubon.org or contact Krista Hawley at adultprograms@potomacaudubon.org or 703-303-1026.