november, 2019

tue19nov7:00 pmtue9:00 pmWinter Birding 101 - An Introduction to Bird Watching Begins (6 Sessions)7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

Have you ever wanted to learn more about birding, but didn’t know where to start? This is the program for you!  We will cover all the basics such as bird identification, binocular use, field guides, phone apps, citizen science, and more!  This 6-session course will be a mix of lecture, bird walks, and field trips.   Pre-registration required by Thursday, November 14.  Members free; non-members $10.

Session 1-

Tuesday  November 19, 7 – 9 p.m.

Classroom Session at Pennypack Trust

Birding basics, materials, phone apps, binoculars, resources

 

Session 2-

Saturday  November 23,  8 – 10:30 a.m.

Field Session at Pennypack Trust

Practice identifying basic birds from Session 1 using phone apps and binoculars

 

Session 3-

Tuesday  December 17, 7 – 9 p.m.

Classroom Session at Pennypack Trust

Learn how to be a citizen scientist for birds (feeder watch, Christmas Bird Count, climate watch, etc.)

 

Session 4-

Saturday  December 21, 8 – 10:30 a.m.

Field Session at Pennypack Trust

Test your skills and participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count.

 

Session 5-

Tuesday  January 7, 7 – 9 p.m.

Classroom Session at Pennypack Trust

Learn about winter waterfowl in preparation for our field trip to the Barnegat Lighthouse.

 

Session 6-

Saturday  January 18, All Day

Join Wyncote Audubon Society on a field trip to search for winter waterfowl at the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island

 

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust
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