Join the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society online for a special program!
Bird Communication: More Than Just Songs! with Olya Milenkaya, Warren
Wilson College professor of conservation biology.
*Tuesday, May 19 at 7 p.m.*
Click on Elisha Mitchell Audubon's Facebook page
This spring, many folks have commented on all the bird song they're
hearing, perhaps for the first time. Join EMAS for a fascinating look into
the world of birds! For most people, bird communication is synonymous with
bird songs. This program will address three questions: (1) What are birds
communicating about? (2) How are they communicating this? (3) Why, in the
broadest sense, are they doing this anyway? We will explore bird songs
that highlight the fascinating diversity of avian communication.
Dr. Olya Milenkaya loves wildlife and wild places. As a Professor of
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Conservation Biology at Warren Wilson College, she shares this enthusiasm
with students in her courses on animal behavior, conservation biology, and
ornithology. Olya studied the physiological ecology of Crimson Finches in
Australia for her doctoral research and earned her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech