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Instructor: Larry Spivak, larry8141@yahoo.com
Duration: 6 wks
Date range: September 13 to October 18
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday (lectures) / Saturday (field trips)
Hour: 7–9 p.m.
Quarter: Fall 2017
Prerequisite: None
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 1703
Price: $165

Wondering about the name of that bird in your backyard? Join your neighbors and learn about field guides and binoculars. Learn the categories of birds and the methods used to identify them. Obtain a step by step process to identifying birds and finding them in a field guide. Four field trips included.

The class includes four Saturday field trips.

DATES: Saturday / September 23, September 30, October 7, and October 14
TIMES: 9 a.m.–12 noon
LOCATIONS: Will be discussed in class

Student Comments

Before taking the Birding Basics class at Palo Alto Adult School, I knew nothing about small local birds. Now I can identify quite a few! A colleague at work told me about the class. The class was great and I plan to join again next quarter.

Sapna S.