Birding can become your passion too! With three levels offered from Birding Basics to advanced coverage, field experiences are a key part of any class.
NOTE: After enrolling, please forward your contact information to the instructor’s email address.
- BIRDING BASICS
Instructor: Anne Creevy, firstname.lastname@example.org Register Now »
After enrolling, please forward your contact information to the instructor’s email address.
We will study birds you often see but cannot identify, including neighborhood birds, water birds, winter sparrows and raptors. The instructor will explain ISS which includes general impressions of birds' sizes and shapes, plus postures, flight patterns and behaviors as means of identifying them. Emphasis also includes bird topography, field marks, properties, adaptations, classifications, habitats, and the use of binoculars and field guides. The course includes four Saturday morning field trips (dates to be announced at the first class).
- ADVANCED BIRDING: The Bay Area and Beyond
Instructor: Matthew Dodder, email@example.com Register Now »
Prerequisite: Previous birding experience. (Advanced class.)
Focus on complex ID challenges and seasonal specialties addressing habitat, bird topography, molt strategy, vocalization and behavior as keys to identification. Learn about current taxonomy changes, population trends and recent research. There will be Saturday half-day and full-day field trips to birding hot spots. Visit www.birdguy.net for more information. No class January 20 and February 17.