Did you know that the kingfisher takes care of the female in a very interesting way: he presents her with a caught fish, and if the gift is accepted, the birds become a couple. Sign up for a lecture with a cool expert and learn a lot of interesting facts about the life of "blue" birds.

Here are just a few of the questions you can get answers from an ornithologist:

  • Is the blue kingfisher what it seems? (Spoiler alert - no, it's a completely different color!)
  • What part of the body serves as a shovel for a kingfisher?
  • How to help a kingfisher nest?
  • Why do kingfishers have white cheeks?
  • Can a kingfisher drown?

The lecture will be held Vitaly Koshcheev. He comes from Novolukoml, Vitebsk region, one of the oldest members of the public organization APB. In 1999 he graduated with honors from the Biological Faculty of the Voronezh State University. P. Masherova, in 2002 he completed his postgraduate studies there at the Department of Vertebrate Zoology. He wrote a dissertation on the tits of the Belarusian Lakeland. Author of more than 20 articles and abstracts of scientific conferences. After graduate school, he worked for 5 years as an ornithologist in the Braslav Lakes National Park, and now for more than 10 years he has been working as a turbine driver at the LGRES, which pleases him: he can devote even more time to his favorite birds.

Kingfisher bird
photo purchased from envato.elements

Bird censuses, ringing, development, creation and hanging of artificial nests, popularization of birdwatching - Vitaly is actively involved in all this in his spare time. To participate in the Wild Lecture, you need to get free ticket.

A link to the lecture will be sent to the email address you provided during registration on the day of the event. The duration of the lecture is 1 hour + half an hour for questions.

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