Program: Feathers and Flight: A Journey to the New World Tropics


Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Benjamin Jacobs-Schwartz to learn about our neighbor county’s study of raptor alternatives to rodenticides.

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Farrand Hall, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara, CA 93105



Presented by Benjamin Jacobs-Schwartz


Delving into topics of migration, tropical speciation, and bio-diversity, Benny Jacobs-Schwartz will share his dazzling photos, videos, and animated story-telling to bring a slice of the tropics to California. This media-rich journey will highlight some of the fascinating and unique birds that inhabit the new-world tropics. Sure to both educate and entertain, this presentation will leave you with a deeper understanding of tropical ecology and knowledge about where some of our backyard birds spend their winters.


pgm-Benny-Jacobs-Schwartz-1.jpgBenny Isaac Jacobs-Schwartz, works seasonally as a naturalist, expedition trip leader, and international bird guide. Most recently his work has been in coastal Alaska, Trinidad and Tobago, and the Ecuadorian cloud forest. While back at home base in Los Angeles, he leads public and private birding adventures to urban hotspots, where he inspires others to conserve the open spaces around them and look up more often from their phones! He is also a passionate photographer, specializing in birds. He is owner and operator of BIRDS by BIJS (pronounced Bee-jus).


Doors open at 7:00 pm – join us for refreshments

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society