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Introduction to Birdwatching Course

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ENCORE Seniors

1857 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, , Montreal, QC

Room 110

Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9

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E.N.C.O.R.E. Seniors - Encountering the Challenges of Retirement - Spring 2018 Course

COURSE: Introduction to Birdwatching – Instructor: Sheldon Harvey

Wednesday afternoons, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 - Six 2-hour sessions

Cost: $42.00 – Note that you must also be a member of E.N.C.O.R.E. Membership is $20 per year.

Location: 1857 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Room 110, Montreal

This course will focus on the basics but will also appeal to more experienced birdwatchers. An emphasis on bird protection will be a focus of this course.

Birdwatching has grown to be one of the largest hobbies in North America. Instruction will include:

-the origin of birds and birdwatching

-identifying birds by sight and sound

-using field guides and checklists of local species

-choosing and using optics such as binoculars and spotting scopes

-identifying birding habitats and regions in the Montreal area

-attracting and feeding birds at your home

-understanding bird migration, mating and breeding

-getting involved in bird related protection and conservation issues, as well as citizen science projects

To complete the course, students will be invited to participate in birdwatching field trips at prime local birdwatching locations.

Full details, registration form, etc. are available on-line on the ENCORE webpage, under the “Courses” and “Registration” tabs

http://encoreseniors.com/home.html

Please check out all the other interesting courses being offered this spring at ENCORE.

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1857 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, , Montreal, QC

Room 110

Montreal, Quebec H3H 1J9

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