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January Meeting and Program

Scotland - Highlands & Inner Hebrides

Ron & Sheila Pera

 

 

Tuesday, January 8 ; 7:00 Social; 7:30 ProgramPuffin
Padilla Bay Interpretive Center
10441 Bayview-Edison Road
Mt. Vernon, Washington

Join Ron and Sheila Pera on their photographic journey through Alba (Gaelic name for Scotland).  Scotland is part of the United Kingdom (UK) and occupies the northern third of Great Britain. It has 7,330 miles of coastline which provides homes for many seabirds including Atlantic Puffins and Northern Gannets.  As they traveled through the Highlands and the Inner Hebrides Islands, mystical castles and the beautiful landscapes came into view around almost every turn.  During the 14 day tour 120 species of birds were recorded.  It did rain, which probably explains why the raincoat was invented in1824 in Scotland by Charles Macintosh - garment is still called a “Mac”. 

 

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center(Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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