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Thu., May 3, 2012, 6:21 a.m.

‘Learn to Bird’ workshops, field trip offered by Spokane Audubon

This common yellowthroat photo is featured on the Spokane Audubon Society’s 2010 calendar. Photo by Bob Griffith (Photo by Bob Griffith / The Spokesman-Review)
This common yellowthroat photo is featured on the Spokane Audubon Society’s 2010 calendar. Photo by Bob Griffith (Photo by Bob Griffith / The Spokesman-Review)

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Spokane Audubon Society will hold its Learn-to-Bird Workshops next week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College Science Bldg 28, Room 119.

The workshops will be followed by a field trip to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge on May 12. 

The workshops are taught by Gary Blevins and Kim Thorburn, Audubon members with years of birding and teaching experience.

Each workshop is different. Participants are welcome to sit in on any or all of them, Thorburn said.

Subjects covered are:

May 8 – Bird watching basics, with emphasis on equpment, field guides, bird biology and morphologic and song tips.

May 10-11 – Identifying local birds by habitat.

Preregister: Blevins, 533-3661 or Thorburn, 465-3025

A $20 donation to Spokane Audubon Society is requested.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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