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Birds of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Saturday March 23
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Take a behind-the-scenes tour in one of the world's largest research bird collections, which included dried study skins, skeletons, mounted birds, and alcohol preserved samples dating back to the late 1800s, in this trip to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Dr. Carla Dove will explain how this collection is used for current bird studies and the specialized work of the Feather Identification Lab to solve bird strike cases. Lunch and the rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy in Washington. Tour departs 7 a.m., returns 7 p.m. For ages 18 and up, or 10 and up accompanied by an adult. Register in advance, online or by calling 757-595-9135. $40 VLM members; $60 non-members.

Sponsoring Gateway: Virginia Living Museum

Cost: $60.00 per Day

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: Yes
 
Location: departs from Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Newport News, Virginia 23601
 
Event Contact: Betty Carr (757) 595-9135
 
For more information: http://www.thevlm.org/PublicSafaris.aspx


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