George Armistead will conduct a refresher session on identifying gulls that winter in our area. A closer look at aging and identifying a family that forever confounds. Larids are tough but high reward. Rarer species are fun to seek, while the usual suspects can thwart our best efforts. We’ll break down gulls (Big and small) and talk about what’s easy and what’s not. A lot is not. But some is.
George will provide location information for finding and studying gulls.
George Armistead is chief network officer at Rockjumper Worldwide Birding Adventures, which operates over 300 tours annually. George has guided trips to all seven continents and authored two books: Better Birding: Tips, Tools, and Concepts for the Field (2015, Princeton University Press), and The ABA Field Guide to the Birds of Pennsylvania (2016, Scott & Nix, Inc.). He has a masters degree in environmental studies from the University of Pennsylvania and is an associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.