Enjoy a presentation on Louisiana hummingbirds from local bird expert John Dillon at the Natchitoches Parish Library Tuesday, July 17 at 6 pm. This program is free and open to the public. John is a veteran birder, who gives birding tours for the Louisiana Ornithological Society, and serves on the Louisiana Bird Records Committee, which oversees the acceptance of rare bird records in Louisiana. Learn about hummingbird identification, ecology, and migration, as well as the best plants in the area and for gardens to attract hummingbirds before the peak of their migration in August and September.
John has taught Honors American and British Literature at Minden High School for 12 years. He lives in Athens in rural Claiborne Parish and graduated from the Scholars’ College at NSU in 1997 in Humanities and finished his MA at LSU in 1999 in Philosophy.