Learn to recognize the more common birds in your area by sound. You will find and identify birds much more efficiently. First, you will aquire three skills that will help you to remember the songs and calls of birds. The next morning, followed by weekly bird walks for two more weeks, we will engage those skills as we dive into the migratory chorus of the bird world.
Schedule: Wed., May 3, 1-4 p.m.; Thurs., May 4, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Thurs., May 11, 7:30-10:30 a.m.; Thurs., May 18, 7:30-10:30 a.m. (Rain dates: May 5, 12, and 19)
This one-day advanced training course will be taught by Jim Buchholz, Drew Morris, and various guest instructors from the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, University of Wisconsin and UW Sea Grant. Participants will meet at the Sanderling Nature Center located along the shoreline of Lake Michigan at Kohler-Andrae State Park. The course will include some classroom instruction, but most of the day will be spent on various field trips. Transportation will be provided by bus if sufficient registrations are received, or by car-pooling.