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Birding 101 - Registration is Open!

Birding 101 - Registration is Open!

Each summer, children 7-16 years discover the joy of birding by participating in the class "Birding 101 for Kids." These introductory classes are designed to teach students the fundamentals of bird identification and at the same time give them a greater understanding of their local environment. Students will learn:

Birding101 2015 LilySmith AlysseZertuche Fuiman webLily Smith and Alysse Zertuche catch a glimpse of feathered friends in the Birding 101 class. Photo credit: Linda Fuiman.How to use binoculars
• Bird identification with a strong focus on field marks
• Eat like a bird
• Make a bird feeder and sketch a bird or plant just like the famous ornithologist, James Audubon


June 6    Rockport Beach Front Park, Seabreeze Drive, Rockport. Hours: 9-11 a.m. Meet at the parking lot.

June 7    Corpus Christi, Hans Suter Park, Ennis Joslin/Nile. Hours: 9-11 a.m. Meet at the parking lot.

June 8    Port Aransas Birding Center, Ross Ave, Port Aransas. Hours: 9-11 a.m. Meet at the parking lot.


Students are asked to bring their own binoculars if possible but we do have 8 pairs that we can loan out on a first come basis. Please dress for the weather and wear sunscreen, hat etc. This classes is for children 7-16 years of age. Classes are free and pre-registration required. Don’t forget to bring binoculars.
**Parents are welcome to stay, or drop off their kids. **Pick up and drop off are in the same location.


Linda Fuiman at 361-749-6806 or 361-728-4635 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Events are sponsored by the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Mission-Aransas Reserve, and the Coastal Bend Audubon Society

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