$50 – $60

Birding for Beginners and the Bird-Curious

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Bear Valley Visitor Center

1 Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road

Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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Birding for Beginners and the Bird-Curious

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Are you new to birding or just curious to try it out? Then join us for a beginners birding walk exploring the bird life surrounding the Bear Valley Visitor Center within the Point Reyes National Seashore. Don't be shy if you've never birded before - that's what we're here for! We want to help and inspire bird-curious beginners to get out and appreciate the bird world. We’ll begin with tips on using binoculars and an introductory talk on “why birds?” As we explore, stopping frequently to observe the birds we encounter, we’ll discuss techniques for locating birds, what sorts of details to notice about a bird, bird vocalizations, and bird behavior and habitats. We’ll have the opportunity to observe and study a variety of birds, including raptors, woodpeckers, jays, warblers, sparrows, and other songbirds. We will be hosting this course twice this season on May 31st and August 30th, so pick which one works best for you!

Details:

-We will be meeting at the Bear Valley Visitor Center, GPS available upon registration

- Refunds available for all classes 7 days in advance of the start date, after 7 days and before 2 days, participants can credit their class for a future date. All requests before 48 hours in advance will be declined

- Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in

- Please follow the parking instructions for the facility used that day

- Please provide an email you check regularly for updates and reminders about your class

- Registration is required online prior to the event in order to maintain class sizes

- Sales end 48 hours before the start date.

- Waitlists are available when the class sells out

What to Bring:

Binoculars

Day Pack

Lunch Bag

Warm Variable Weather Clothing

Hiking Shoes

Water Bottle

Notebook and Pen/Field Journal

Eventbrite Confirmation Email

Camera (Optional)

About the PRNSA Field Institute:

The PRNSA Field Institute offers hands-on environmental education classes throughout the year that foster enjoyment of Point Reyes National Seashore. Our classes are led by expert instructors, who take you out of your everyday life and into the natural world. We host a variety of classes about the arts and sciences and have something for everyone. You can reach the Field Institute at (415) 663-1200 x307 or by email at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org.

Interested in becoming a member of PRNSA? Click Here!

Interested in becoming a PRNSA Field Institute facilitator? Want to take classes for FREE while helping out a great cause? Give us a call!

Are you an outdoor educator or artist who would like to teach a PRNSA Field Institute class? Shoot us an Email!

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Bear Valley Visitor Center

1 Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road

Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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