The World of Birds: Beyond Identification
|When: Jun 26, 2013 from 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm|
Dan van den Broek
This exciting new program is for birders who want to increase not just their ID skills, but also their knowledge of birds. First of 3 series begins in June, 2013. With Dan van den Broek
covers one or more ornithological concepts such as taxonomy, migration, breeding behavior, avian physiology, feathers, plumage and more. Each class includes lecture and discussion on selected concepts followed by review of targeted species in preparation for the Saturday morning field trip.
Classes: 7-9 pm in Heron Hall.
Field trips: 7-11am.
Locations and carpooling to be announced.
Fee/series: $145 members / $175 non-members per series
Class size: limited to 16
Register on line here (event type = adult class with field trip)
Understanding Bird Song:
Classes: June 26, July 3 and 10
Dive deeper into learning bird song & interpreting related behaviors. Become intimately acquainted with the world of bird song through field exercises.
Bird Taxonomy and Zoogeography:
Classes: July 24, 31 and Aug 7
Learn a framework of classification based on the latest science and explore the zoogeography of Oregon bird families.
Theories on Migration:
Classes: Sept 4, 11, 18