Bird author Crossley to speak at Cantigny Park Sept. 12

WHEATON – Birder, author and photographer Richard Crossley will lead a free presentation on birding on Sept. 12 in Wheaton's Cantigny Park, according to a news release from the DuPage Birding Club.

Crossley is the co-founder of the global birding initiative, Pledge to Fledge, and the Cape May Young Birders Club, according to the release, and has been a contributor to several major publications and radio programs. Crossley will host the presentation at Cantigny at 7:30 p.m. to talk about the future of birding and more as part of a mission to make birding and the outdoors more popular in the U.S., the release said.

Crossley will be signing books before and after his free presentation. More information about the author can be found at crossleybirds.com