Summer Lecture Series August: Providence's Urban Raptors by Peter Green, Photographer - Wed Aug 16, 7 pm

August 9, 2017

TICKETS $15 - visit Events/Lectures on our website or click this LINK 

 

LOCATION: 2865 Tower Hill Road, Saunderstown, RI, 02874

 

All proceeds go to the WILDLIFE CLINIC OF RHODE ISLAND

 

From the streets of Providence, birds perched high on downtown architecture may look like ordinary pigeons, but a keen eye and powerful lens bring the rare Peregrine Falcons into view. For years, the fastest animals on the planet have patrolled the downtown skyline, protecting their territory and successfully rearing over 50 chicks. 

ABOVE: American Kestrel fledgling, Providence, RI.

 

Peter Green is a photographer and graphic designer living and working in downtown Providence. He walks the city, documenting the Peregrine Falcons and more urban wildlife from Red-Tailed Hawks nesting on rooftops to Kestrels hunting in alleys. These regal, powerful raptors seem out-of-place yet perfectly at home among the landscape of bricks and concrete. 

ABOVE: Peregrine falcon check-up

 

WRARI is pleased to have this opportunity to learn from Peter -- and see his wonderful photographs.

 

For a preview of Peter's photography visit: providenceraptors.com

 

 

ABOVE: Red Tailed Hawk, Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI

 

 

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