National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

National Geographic Birding Adventure

  • Date
    April 27, 2013
  • Time 9:00 a.m.
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price $150/person (includes meals and transportation)

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Photo: Northern Cardinal
Northern Cardinal

Photo by John Ridley

Photo: John Alderfer

John Alderfer

Photo by Mark Thiessen

Join National Geographic for a one-of-a-kind day, perfect for the birder, biologist, and nature-lover alike. Start the day with a meet and greet breakfast and private tour by National Geographic staff of the world-premier exhibition “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution.” Then, escape the city with National Geographic artist, author, and editor Jonathan Alderfer, for an introduction to birding and the species living in Dyke Marsh, one of Washington’s largest remaining tidal wetlands.

Jonathan has contributed paintings to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, and co-authored the sixth edition in 2011. He has written and edited numerous bird books for National Geographic, most recently Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America and Bird-Watcher’s Bible. A native Washingtonian, Jonathan has spent years scoping out the best locations to spot the most impressive and rare regional birds. Enjoy a picnic lunch midday and receive a complimentary, signed copy of Jonathan’s most recent book.

Unable to make the April 27th program? Join us May 11th!

Ages 12 and Up. For tickets: Call 202.857.7700 or visit www.ngmuseum.org.

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