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Illustrated presentation on The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman

Explore the brilliance of birds and delve into the mysteries of the avian brain with acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman, author of the international bestseller, The Genius of Birds.  Join Ackerman and experience her adventures firsthand, from the beaches of Barbados to the rainforests of New Caledonia, as she shares stories and stunning photos from her journey to better understand the feathered geniuses around us.  Learn how birds make and use their own tools, teach one another new skills, count, navigate, exercise astonishing feats of memory, create works of art, communicate in ways that resemble language, and even pass along cultural traditions.  

Photography for all presentations includes the work of Pete Myers (see Calidris Photography), Tim Laman (see, Johanna Holldack, Andy Comins (see, and numerous other  photographers. Photography in Australian presentations includes the work of Kim Wormald (see