FALL 2018  –  Our Avian Neighbors

Learn about the area birds—Sign up for “Our Avian Neighbors” Fall Birding Class

Our chapter is again offering the bird series, “Our Avian Neighbors”. Experienced birders from the chapter will instruct the classroom sessions from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Public Library, downtown at 239 N. Spring Street. There will be a field trip from 2-4 hours on Saturday following three of the classes.

© Brenda Callaway

The first class, Tuesday, October 9, 2018 will be about birding basics (binoculars, field guides, birding ethics, etc.). The remaining classes will cover different groups of birds:

Tuesday, October 16 – Shorebirds with field trip on October 27

Tuesday, October 30 – Woodland Birds with field trip on November 3

Thursday, November 15 – Raptors with field trip on November 17

Note: This Thursday class will be from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

To register for the classes or for more information, contact Mary Jones, Chapter Education Chair, brumarclyde@cox.net or 850-288-0488.

To confirm your registration, send a participant contribution of $100.00 for Audubon members and $120.00 for non-members of which $20.00 can be applied to an introductory membership to the Audubon Society. Make a note on the checks “For Our Avian Neighbors Classes.” Classes will be limited in size.

Make check payable to the F.M. Weston Audubon Society and mail to FMW Audubon Society, P.O. Box 17484, Pensacola, FL 32522 before the classes start.

These classes with the field trips are a wonderful opportunity for individuals in the community to learn about birds from expert birders in the Pensacola area.