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Birding 101

Birding 101, a beginner birding class, will be offered for 5 consecutive Saturdays 9-11am from January 13th to February 10th, 2018 at the Visitor Center at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Scott Mills, a retired Biology professor and professional ornithologist, will be the instructor. The class will introduce birding with an emphasis on developing identification skills. Other topics will include a review of birding tools such as binoculars and field guides, an introduction to birding terminology, and some discussion of bird biology. Designed primarily for beginners to intermediate birders, yet useful for birders of all levels. Two field trips are included and will be determined at the first class. Cost is $75.00 for this 5-week course. Registration is required and payment made in advance to secure your seat. Contact Ken Brown at with questions or to register. Limit of 24 participants. This class co-sponsored by Black Hills Audubon Society and Friends of Nisqually.