Unless otherwise noted, all lectures are free and open to the public. This series has been made possible by the support of Claude and Lucienne Bloch.

Lectures are held at Reidy Hall at the Unitarian Church of All Souls, located on Lexington Avenue between 79th and 80th streets in Manhattan (Google Map)


[b]Corey Finger[/b]Corey Finger

By Corey Finger
Thursday, November 16, 7pm

Founder of the “10,000 Birds” website and veteran birder Corey Finger has authored the American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York. Learn from the expert about what makes birding in New York, and especially Queens, so special. Finger will point you to some of the best sites and best birds in our state.


[b]Victor Emanuel[/b][br]© Brenda LaddVictor Emanuel
© Brenda Ladd

By Victor Emanuel
Thursday, December 7, 7pm

Victor Emanuel, the founder of VENT, the largest avian ecotourism company on earth, shares his journey from inspired youth to world’s top birder in his recently released book, One More Warbler. For our lecture series, this master raconteur will share some of his biggest adventures, rarest finds, and the people who mentored and encouraged his passion along the way.

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