Birdman Of Gasport To Speak At Little Valley Library

LITTLE VALLEY – Garner Light will speak at the Little Valley Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Light’s program is sponsored by the library. Light refreshments will be served, and a bird feeder will be given away as a door prize.

Light, also known as The Birdman of Gasport, has been interested in wildlife and birds since he was a child. He is the son-in-law of Ruth and Jess Brown and is the co-creator of Iroquois Observations at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama, N.Y. This is a nature/bird watching program, which takes place on the refuge. Garner is also involved with the National Audubon Christmas bird count. At Allegany State Park for the annual Audubon Nature Pilgrimage, he leads beginning birdwatching walks. He has spoken to various groups about beginning birdwatching, attracting Eastern bluebirds, cavity nesting birds, bird identification and bird feeding.