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Junior Birder: Introduction

Join Abby VanLeuven every Tuesday afternoon in October to discover all of the birds in our Nature Sanctuary! Purchase a Bird Feeder Starter Pack (two discounted options available from the Nature Store) so you can study the birds that will stop by for a snack at your home. During weekly in-person meetings, we will learn how to identify our feathered friends, learn about what types of food attract different birds, and how to keep track and learn about the birds around you. We’ll share our findings as a group, ask questions and engage in different activities that will deepen your appreciation for birds, create crafts for the birds, and explore the Nature Sanctuary!

Introduction to Junior Birder: learn about all of your materials, where the best place to hang your feeder is, some of the birds you will want to look out for and what to expect from the rest of the program!

*We ask that all Junior Birders have a feeder and field guide for class! Luckily, the Nature Store is sharing a special deal for our Junior Birders on Bird Feeder Starter Kits! There are two options available and we ask that all participants have items listed in the Basic Feeder Kit.

The Basic Feeder Kit contains a bird feeder, 4 lbs of seed and a copy of Birds of the Willamette Valley, by Harry Nehls. This pack is available at a reduced price of $30 (Regularly $40).

The Deluxe Feeder Kit has a bird feeder, 4 lbs of seed and a copy of Birds of the Willamette Valley, by Harry Nehls, as well as a suet cage, 2 blocks of suet, a hummingbird feeder and hummingbird feeder cleaning supplies. This pack is available at a reduced price of $50 (Regularly $66.70).

For all Nature Store purchases, you can select curbside pick-up or the Nature Store can ship the items to you (*shipping is an additional fee).

Fee: $17.95 members/$19.95 non-members
Grades: 3rd-6th
When: October 6, 2020
Class time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Materials: Bird Feeder Starter Pack

*These all outdoor programs have a limited number of participants, masks are required and will follow all physical distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration.

 

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Details

Date:
October 6
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Portland Audubon
5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Organizer

Tara Lemezis
Phone:
971-222-6131
Email:
tlemezis@audubonportland.org