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Birding 101 Course

February 25 @ 9:00 am-March 25 @ 10:00 am

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Weekly on the same day until March 18, 2017

p1070496Please join us for the popular BIRDING 101 class taught by Scott Mills. This course emphasizes improving bird-identification skills. Major topics covered in the class include a discussion of all the factors that can be used to identify birds; a review of birding tools, including binoculars and field guides; an introduction to birding terminology; some discussion of basic bird biology; and the basics of taxonomy and bird classification as they relate to identification. Some birding experience is recommended but not required.

Dr. Mills is a professional biologist with over fifty-five years of birding experience throughout the United States and in several other countries. He has previously taught a number of beginning and specialty birding classes, most recently for Black Hills and Seattle Audubon Societies. Since moving to Washington from Tucson, Arizona, in 1999, he has done a number of bird surveys at sea on NOAA ships and has been a trip leader for Westport Seabirds.
$60.00 includes two field trips. Some scholarships are available.

To register, or for more information, contact Mary Russell, at greenbird321@nullmsn.com or call 357-6863. Class is limited to 24 persons.

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Start:
February 25 @ 9:00 am
End:
March 25 @ 10:00 am
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