Reading, Talk, and Signing with Bernd Heinrich, Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 7:00 pm
Award-winning naturalist Bernd Heinrich, author of WHITE FEATHERS (February 18, 2020), observes, discusses, and explains the surprising habits of swallows during nesting season. Sprinkled with life-capturing photography and illustrations, this book came to be after one surprising finding that sparked curiosity in Heinrich: a pair of swallows in a nest-box in Maine showed an unvarying preference for white feathers as nest lining. White feathers were not easily accessible to these particular swallows, so why go through the trouble?
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