Basic Birding

2016-2017 Classes
Seminole Audubon Society

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

Back Yard Birds
Tues. Sept. 20, 2016
Tues. Nov. 15, 2016
2:00 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? How birds are able to sing such intricate songs? This class will teach basic methods of bird identification. We will focus on frequently seen species. Pre-register, or arrive at 1:30 p.m. on day of class for registration.

Birding Basics

Our 4-Session beginning bird-watching course will be offered:

Dates and Times for 2017
  January 10, 12, 17, 19
Tues./Thurs. 1:00-4:00 pm
Field Trip Tues. 1/17

   January 14, 21, 22, 28
Sat. mornings 9 AM Noon
Field Trip Sunday 1/22

Session I


   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


        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


        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


        Review any problem areas.

         Practice identification session with audio and visual aids.   

Bird Class Registration Form

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)
Tuesday September 20, 2016
Tuesday November 15, 2016

Birding Basics Course ($30.00):
Tuesday/ Thursday
January 10, 12, 17 & 19
January 14, 21, 22 & 28


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For more information please contact?
Shirley Folse: 407- 797-4636 or

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