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Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl: Exploring and Solving Mysteries
January 14 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This lecture is part of Annapolis Maritime Museum’s 2021 Winter Lecture Series.
- History of waterfowl in the Bay from the time of Captain John Smith to the present-day as they compete with humans for optimum habitat.
- Discuss Chesapeake Bay studies of the Canvasback, King of the Bay, and latest tracking studies of Seaducks using satellite telemetry.
- Explore how species such as mute swans, Canada geese, and snow geese, are destroying habitat for other waterfowl species.
Presenter: Dr. Matthew C. Perry | Scientist Emeritus, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center