Basic Birding

BASIC BIRDING

Seminole Audubon Society will offer an individual class on back- yard birds in addition to our 4-session beginning bird-watching course. These classes are provided in cooperation with Seminole County Natural Lands Program. Classes will be held at the Ed Yarborough Nature Center, Geneva Wilderness Area- 3501 County Rd. 426, Geneva, FL 32732

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Need more information? Call 407-977-4389 or e-mail seminoleaudubon@gmail.com
Space is limited. Members have priority.

Back Yard Birds
Wed. Oct. 9, 2014 or Wed. Nov. 5, 2014
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Ever wonder what bird that is visiting your yard? Eating at your feeder? Drinking and bathing at your bird bath? This class will teach basic methods of bird identification. We will focus on frequently seen species.

Birding Basics

Our 4-Session beginning bird-watching course for birders of all ages will be offered in January 2015.  Each session includes classroom and field experience.

Dates and Times for 2015
  January 13, 15, 20, 22
Tues./Thurs. 1:00-4:00 pm
Field Trip Thurs. 1/20

   January 10, 17, 18, 24
Sat. Mornings 9:00 am - noon
Field Trip Sun. 1/18

Session I

Highlights:

   Attract birds to your yard through the use of plants, feeders, and nest boxes.

   You will learn about bird watching tools including binoculars, field guides, audio, video, computer guides and journals.

Bring binoculars if you have them.

A short walk to view birds will follow the class.

Session II

Highlights:

        This segment will include the parts of a bird, silhouettes, and flight patterns.

        Bird Identification techniques.

        Learn how to look at a bird.

Bird watching practice will follow the class.

Session III Field Trip to Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Highlights:

        We will car-pool for this half-day trip.

        Practice what we have learned at one of the most popular birding spots in the area.

        Shorebirds, wading birds, and hopefully roseate spoonbills.

Most viewing will be done from vehicles.

Session IV

Highlights:

        Review any problem areas.

         Practice identification session with audio and visual aids.   

Bird Class Registration Form
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

To register, complete this form and mail along with your check to:
Seminole Audubon Society
P.O. Box 2977
Sanford FL 32772-2977


Please indicate class of choice.
Backyard Birds ($5.00)
Thursday October 9
Wednesday November 5

Birding Basics Course ($30.00):
January 13, 15, 20, 22
January 10, 17, 18, 24

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