Extinct Birds Project - Exhibition

The Extinct Birds Project is an exhibition, publication, and website that investigates the lives and extinction of seventeen bird species and the ornithologists who collected each of the featured specimens.  

Exhibit dates are August 17 - December 14, 2018.

Special Workshops and Events:

Sept. 21 - 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. -  Lecture and book signing  

Oct. 20 - 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. - Bird skinning workshop at RTPI

Oct. 26 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Designers & Forests workshop

Nov. 3 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon - RTPI Grounds tour and drawing workshop

For more information, please visit



Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History 311 Curtis Street, Jamestown, NY 14701

Event Type

Arts, Art Exhibits, Variety, Special Events, Cultural, Community Engagement


Art Gallery, History


Open to Public, Students, Faculty/Staff


University Advancement Division



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Terry Brown

Terry Brown left a positive review 8/20/2018

What an amazing project--profound and important. I highly recommend that you pile your friends and family into the car and take the short drive out to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute to see this world class exhibition. You won't regret it.