Field Study: Birds of Winter


Learn techniques for accurately identifying Illinois' winter birds, spot species that are in the area this winter, and meet the migratory species that overwinter in our region. In addition to outdoor exploration, some class time will be spent indoors developing field identification skills, discussing, choosing, and using birding equipment, reviewing daily checklists, and learning calls and field identification marks.

Instructor: Denis Kania, manager of natural areas, St. Charles Park District
Notes: There will be extended winter outdoor explorations in each session and several classes will take place away from the Arboretum; driving directions will be provided. Limit 12.
Supplies: Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars and field guides.
Continuing education: 17.5 CPDH credits for educators are available.
Recommended Text:  Sibley's Birding Basics, $15.95, available in the Arboretum Store.


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Schedule and Location

(CANCELED) Five Sundays, January 28 through February 25, 2018, 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Thornhill Education Center

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$178.00 member
$209.00 nonmember

Registration Information

This class has been canceled.
Please contact the registrar at 630-719-2468
(Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)