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Birding & Nature

Birding can become your passion too! With two levels offered from Birding Basics to advanced coverage, field experiences are a key part of any class.

  • Birding

    BIRDING BASICS

    Wondering about the name of that bird in your backyard? Join your neighbors and learn about field guides and binoculars!

    Duration: 6 wks
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM

    Quarter: Fall 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Instructor: Larry Spivak, lspivak@pausd.org

    SECTION A

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: September 7 to October 12
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM
    Price: $110
    No Longer Available

    SECTION B

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: November 2 to December 14
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM
    Price: $110
  • Birding

    BIRDING: INTERMEDIATE
    (Online & In-Person)

    The primary goal of this course is to continue developing birding skills through bird identification by sight and sound.

    Duration: 7 wks
    Date range: September 8 to October 20
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM + In-Person Weekend Fieldtrips

    Quarter: Fall 2021
    Prerequisite: Beginning Birding
    Price: $168
    Instructor: Scott Smithson, wsmithson@pausd.org

  • Birding

    INTRODUCTION TO THE BIRDS OF SANTA CLARA VALLEY

    Santa Clara Valley Audubon lists over 350 birds that have been seen in the valley. About 200 of the more common of these are the birds we will introduce in these classes.

    Duration: 5 wks
    (No class: October 11.)
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM

    Quarter: Fall 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $92
    Instructor: Larry Spivak, lspivak@pausd.org

    SECTION A

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: September 9 to October 7
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM
    Price: $92
    No Longer Available

    SECTION B

    Duration: 5 wks
    Date range: November 4 to December 16
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM
    Price: $92
  • Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera

    PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE WITH YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA

    Discover how your nature photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots. (ed2go Online)

    Duration: 6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hours
    Day(s) of the week: Starts: Sep 15 | Oct 13 | Nov 17 | Dec 15
    Address: ONLINE (not live)

    Quarter: Fall 2021
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $100
    Instructor: Curt Simmons, B.A., M.Ed, (ed2go Instructor)