Become acquainted with the host of birds that nest and breed in our region. We will observe breeding, foraging, and nesting behavior; discuss food choices and nesting habits; and learn bird songs and calls.
Instructor: Denis Kania, manager of natural areas, St. Charles Park District
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors; includes walking on trails and uneven terrain. Please dress to be outdoors each day. Limit 12
Supplies: Please bring a water bottle, binoculars, and field guides
Recommended text: Sibley's Birding Basics by David Allen Sibley, $15.95, is available at the Arboretum Store
Driving directions: Several sessions will meet off-site; driving directions will be provided in class
Certificate information: Ornithology Certificate Requirement; Naturalist Certificate Elective (18 hours)
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
5 Sundays, June 1-29, 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Thornhill Education Center
FEES AND ADMISSION:
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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