Local author, Oliver James will visit the Library to discuss his new book, Birds of Berkeley. The book is a full-color field guide to 25 birds easily found in Berkeley proves that even the city’s avian residents are a little quirky.
Oliver James was born in Berkeley in 1991. He started watching birds in his backyard on Colusa Avenue at age five and never turned back. Since then he has competed in national birding tournaments, worked as a birding tour guide, and joined ornithological research teams from Peru to Alaska. He graduated from Berkeley High School in 2009 and Wesleyan University in 2014 with a degree in biology and environmental studies. James is also the author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Wesleyan (Wesleyan University Press, 2014).
This event will be held in the 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room.