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Birds up close

WATSONVILLE — The public is invited to join professional photographer and local bird enthusiast, John Hickok, tonight when he presents recent photos of birds from Texas, Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada. His show will include photos from snowy owls to roseate spoonbills and intimate experiences with American kestrels and barn owls. Special guest Lisa Fay Larson of the Santa Cruz Bird Club will be on hand as well.

Hickok is a 40-plus year Larkin Valley resident, retired PVUSD teacher, and naturalist. The event runs from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Patrick J. Fitz Wetlands Education Resource Center at the top of Pajaro Valley High School, 500 Harkins Slough Road.

The event is part of Watsonville Wetlands Watch’s free evening education programming.

For information, visit watsonvillewetlandswatch.org. 


Note: Hickok’s art is on exhibit through Oct. 4 in Watsonville at the Human Resources Department, 18 West Beach Street and will show from Oct. 25 to Dec. 20 on the 5th floor of the County Government Center in Santa Cruz, 701 Center St.


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