VIRTUAL - Extraordinary Argentina: From Buenos Aires to Tierra del Fuego with Bill Gette

Thursday, February 97:00—8:00 PMVirtual

On a tour he led from Buenos Aires to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, Bill Gette visited some of the country’s most scenic locations and productive wildlife viewing areas. In Buenos Aires, Bill will take you to city parks to see a wide variety of colorful birds and then visit La Recoleta Cemetery to view the gravesite of Eva Peron - still considered by many a national hero. At the Punta Tombo Protected Area, Bill will take you for a walk through a large Magellanic Penguin nesting colony and show you camelid Guanacos and Elegant Crested-tinamous. On Peninsula Valdes, Bill will show you beautiful coastal scenery and a wide variety of wildlife, including hunting Killer Whales, a male Darwin’s Rhea shepherding 17 fledglings, and sunbathing Southern Elephant Seals. He’ll also take you on a  cruise for close encounters with Southern Right Whales. On Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego in southernmost Argentina, Bill will show you the abundant wildlife around Ushuaia, take you for a cruise
through the Beagle Channel, and explore Terra del Fuego National Park. You’ll see images of Flightless Steamer-Ducks, Gentoo Penguins, South American Sea Lions, and Magellanic Woodpeckers. Bill will conclude his talk with a visit to Los Glaciares National Park to view the beautiful glacial landscape.

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This program is made possible by the generous donors to the Cary Library Foundation.

Capacity: 910 of 1000 spaces available.

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