WHAT: Beginner birding classes

WHEN: March 17, 24, 28

WHERE: Pensacola Public Library, downtown at 239 N. Spring St.

These classes with field trips are a wonderful opportunity for individuals in the community to learn about birds in the Pensacola area. The first class on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 covers birding basics (binoculars, field guides, birding ethics, etc.). The second class, Tuesday, March 24, covers how to identify birds of the shoreline (sandpipers, herons, gulls, terns, ospreys, eagles, etc).

Classes will be held at the Pensacola Public Library downtown from 6 to 7:30 pm. The field trip will be March 28, Saturday, at a time to be announced depending on tides and other factors.

Jan Lloyd, biologist, archaeologist, long- time teacher and FM Weston Audubon member, is the instructor. No prior experience necessary. Binoculars and bird guides are available.

To register for the classes or for more information and questions, call or email the FM Weston Audubon Chapter Education Chair, Ellen Roston, at ekroston@aol.com or 850 453-0730. To confirm your registration, send a participant contribution of $35 to FM Weston Audubon Society, PO box 17484, Pensacola, FL 32522.  Make a note on the checks “Birding Class.”