The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) weekly Speaker Series presented by LCEC continues on Tuesday, February 25 with “Wintering Shorebirds of Sanibel & Captiva” by Audrey Albrecht, Shorebird Program Manager for Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF).

An in-depth look at the interesting life histories of some of the most commonly observed shorebirds on the beaches of Sanibel and Captiva. Many species migrate thousands of miles each way to join us each winter. Learn about the threats they face across their range, and how the recent water quality crisis in southwest Florida has affected these birds.

Speaker Series programs begin at 4:15pm in the CROW Visitor Education Center located at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road and are approximately one hour in length. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for teens (Age 13-17) and free for children age 12 and under. Space is limited, so advanced registration is highly recommended.

CROW’s 2020 Speaker Series presented by LCEC features weekly talks and runs through April 14. For a full schedule of talks, more information or to register in advance, please visit

About the Speaker:

Audrey Albrecht is originally from Connecticut and has a bachelor’s in science from the University of Rhode Island in Wildlife Conservation Biology and Management. She has worked with shorebirds for the last 13 years in various states for several agencies including U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Audubon, The Nature Conservancy, and USGS.