Birding 102: Letting Your New Skills Take Flight
Wed, Aug 5, 2020 1:00 PM MDT / 3:00 PM EDT
During the quietest moments of the pandemic this past spring, when most of us were at home, many people had a greater awareness of the birds in their own backyard, their songs lifting spirits and piquing curiosity. If you’ve become more interested in birds of late, you’re not alone! Learning to identify a myriad of colorful, intriguing birdlife is a popular pursuit among nature lovers. Now it’s time to take your birding to the next level with Mike Hillman’s “Birding 102.” Once you’ve mastered the basics of how to use binoculars and how to tap the resources available to help you identify your favorite birds, it’s time to focus on more subtle techniques to further enhance your birding skills and gratification. Learn about birding by ear, identifying birds in more challenging conditions such as low light or difficult backgrounds, and how to sort out species in more challenging bird families like raptors and shorebirds. Birding is a lifetime pursuit, and this webinar will accelerate your learning and your enjoyment!