This event is free and open to the general public.
Speaker: Sean McCann
Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: Social at 7:00 PM. Presentation begins at 7:30 PM.
Place: United Way Center, 50 Waugh
Red-throated Caracaras are unusual falconid raptors found in forested habitats in tropical America. They are specialist predators of social wasps, and extraordinary cooperative breeders. Over five seasons in French Guiana, we investigated the nesting, territorial and predation behavior of these birds. Using nest cameras, we documented the types of wasp prey brought to the nests, as well as the social brood care exhibited by this species. [More]