The Queens County Bird Club will be meeting at the Alley Pond Environmental
Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd Douglaston, NY 11362   <>
>Map of location<  

at 8:00 pm on Wednesday,  April 19, 2017.  Free admission.  Refreshments

Public transit users:  Meeting location is one mile from Bayside LIRR
station;  you may either walk, take the Q12 bus, or use car service located
at the station.


Dr. Edward Eden, MD, will present "Avian and Human Lungs:  A Comparison "  

                Dr. Edward Eden, a specialist in lung diseases, has a strong
interest in the comparative physiology of lung structure and function in
animals. He grew up in England and as a child was always fascinated by
birds. This interest has developed and flourished throughout his life.
Currently he is the director of the Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory at Mount
Sinai Hospitals,  and is a Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of

                Dr. Eden will review the principles of structure of
mammalian and avian lungs and the relationship of this to the physiologic
functions of ventilation, gas exchange and oxygen supply. Dr. Eden will
highlight some variations in structure and physiology as adaptations to
oxygen demand in some species of birds.


Nancy Tognan <>    

Vice President, Queens County Bird Club 


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