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Rob Bierregaard in Damariscotta

Submitted by jessd88 on Sat, 07/07/2018 - 3:41pm

Kirkus Reviews - A young osprey named Belle completes her first 4,000-mile solo migration from Massachusetts to South America and back. One spring, Dr. B., a scientist on Martha's Vineyard who studies ospreys, selects Belle, a large, young female, to be equipped with a satellite transmitter dispatching messages tracking her movements every three days. By September, Belle has become an expert fish catcher and a strong flier, and she is poised for her migration south. Launching from Martha's Vineyard, Belle flies nonstop for two days over the open Atlantic before resting on a cargo ship. Resuming her journey, Belle traverses a Bahamian island, Cuba, and the Caribbean Sea. A hurricane blows her into Colombia, and she eventually arrives in Brazil.

Event date: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
158 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME
Belle's Journey: An Osprey Takes Flight Cover Image
By Rob Bierregaard, Kate Garchinsky (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781580897921
Availability: Usually Ships in 2 Days
Published: Charlesbridge - May 15th, 2018