[SOLD OUT] Bird guide illustrator and ornithologist David Allen Sibley comes to Syracuse June 23

May 19, 2016

Thank you for your interest in David Sibley's visit to Syracuse. Unfortunately, tickets are sold out. Please call (315) 312-3690 to be added to our waiting list.

For birding enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, WRVO presents an intimate gathering with ornithologist David Allen Sibley, author and illustrator of “The Sibley Guide to Birds,” a New York Times bestseller. Join David Thursday night, June 23 for a presentation on wild bird identification as he shares his experiences creating some of the most comprehensive guides to North American field identification

The evening begins with dinner (included in the ticket price) at 5:30 p.m. David's presentation will commence at 7:00 p.m.

Painted Redstart and Brindled Titmouse, gouache on Bristol Board.
Credit Copyright 2012 David Sibley

About David Allen Sibley

Sibley was only seven when he began drawing birds. The self-taught artist has grown to become one of America’s best-known field guide authors, painstakingly drawing what he sees in the field (first in pencil, then in opaque watercolor paints). The most recent edition of Sibley’s bird guide included 600 completely new images, 111 additional species and more than 3,000 revisions.

Sibley is one of a long line of artist-naturalists leading straight back to John James Audubon himself. Join WRVO as we draw upon his expertise and devotion at the Links in East Syracuse this June. Tickets are $20 per person and include dinner and the presentation.

Event details:

Ornithologist, author and illustrator David Allen Sibley

Thursday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Traditions at the Links at Erie Village, 5900 North Burdick Street, East Syracuse

This appearance is sponsored by Wild Birds Unlimited, Towne Center Mall, Fayetteville.