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Peter Cavanagh: Photographing the Mechanics of Bird Flight

Presented by Library U at Bainbridge Public Library, Bainbridge Island WA

Nov 07 2021
Peter Cavanagh: Photographing the Mechanics of Bird Flight

Photo by Peter Cavanagh

Noted wildlife photographer Peter Cavanagh will present a slide talk based on his new book, “100 Flying Birds: Photographing the Mechanics of Flight,” at the Bainbridge Public Library on Sunday, November 7, at 2 p.m. Masks required.

Striving to illustrate the beauty and complexity of avian flight, Peter Cavanagh sees flight as “the essence of birdness.” His presentation will include the challenges of the shoot, the beauty of the location, and the curiosities of the species. Chapters of the book, which will be sold at the event by Eagle Harbor Book Co., focus on eagles, hummingbirds, waterbirds, ducks, geese and swans, raptors, cranes, and songbirds.

Cavanagh, who lives in the San Juan Islands, has been featured in the

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Additional time info:

Masks and social distancing required.

A Friends of the Library book sale is also going on that day from noon - 4 p.m. Overflow parking is available at the First Church of Christ, Scientist across Madison Avenue.


* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



Bainbridge Public Library

1270 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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