The Ascent of Birds talk

John Reilly’s presentation on ‘The Ascent of Birds: how modern science is revealing their story’ is based on the latest scientific discoveries and enriched by personal observations.

When and where did the ancestors of modern birds evolve? What enabled them to survive the meteoric impact that wiped out the dinosaurs? How did these early birds spread across the globe and give rise to the 10,600-plus species we recognise today.

John Reilly’s talk sets out to answer these fundamental questions.

Open to all. Wednesday 16 October, 7pm, Barnsley Town Hall

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