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Golden Gate Audubon Society presents:

Songs of City Sparrows

Thursday, August 17, 6:30pm-8:30pm, San Francisco

MORE INFO: http://www.goldengateaudubon.org

Scientists have found that many birds alter the pitch or duration of their songs in areas with a lot of urban noise. But how and why do their songs change? Wildlife biologist Jenny Phillips will address the vocalizations of urban White-crowned Sparrows, and whether ambient noise affects how sparrows respond to each others' songs.

Jenny Phillips, a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in Fresno, received her PhD from Tulane University. As part of her dissertation, she compared songs of male White-crowned Sparrows in urban, noisy San Francisco and rural, quieter Point Reyes National Seashore.

Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church & Center
1187 Franklin Street (at Geary), San Francisco

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, August 17
6:30pm-8:30pm

LOCATION:
First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center
1187 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA, 94109

COST/TICKETS/REGISTRATION:
$5 donation for non members.
http://www.goldengateaudubon.org/education/speaker-series/

MORE INFO:
Website: http://www.goldengateaudubon.org
Email: ggas@goldengateaudubon.org
Phone: 510-843-2222

About Golden Gate Audubon Society:
The Golden Gate Audubon Society engages people to: experience the wonder of birds and translate that wonder into action, and protect native bird populations and their habitats.


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