EOS Alliance Offering “Birding 101” Intro to Birds Class

The EOS Alliance is offering a Birding 101 class with indoor and outdoor segments next Thursday at Seattle University and the following Sunday at Discovery Park.

The classroom session of this 2-part course will be held on Thursday, March 24th at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the Seattle University campus at the Pigott Building in room #202 (see campus map here). The field trip will be held on Sunday, March 27th from 8:00 to 10:00 am at Discovery Park.

This workshop will provide participants with education, information and insight into the world of birding. Participants will learn to indentify local and migratory birds during the in-class session and will have the opportunity to practice these skills during our optional field trip.

This workshop will be hosted by Dave “Caveman” Friedman. Caveman is an avid birder with years of experience. The intended Audience is individuals wishing to expand their knowledge of birding.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify local and migratory birds;
  • Know of areas/locations for bird viewing;
  • Have an increased knowledge and understanding of birds.

No reference books will be provided. It is recommended that participants bring a bird identification book, preferably one detailed in birds of the Northwest. It is also recommended that individuals bring binoculars and bird book for our birding field trip.

This workshop will cost $10 dollars, which includes education and field trip costs. The field trip is optional, but recommended for increased know-how. If you are interested in participating in this course, please R.S.V.P to Tom Bippart, tbippart@eosalliance.org.

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