Environmental Education Center Schedules Virtual Birding Workshop

The Naturalists at the Somerset County Park Commission (SCPC) Environmental Education Center (EEC) have scheduled a series of Virtual Birding Workshops for adult birders. Each workshop will be offered on various dates during the month.

Virtual Birding Identification Workshop: Raptors and Sparrows – October is a perfect time to focus on the sky in search of migrating raptors in flight and sparrows that will begin to frequent our meadows on their way south. Learn field markings, behavior, and other identification tips for each species. The program runs Fridays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Fee is $25 per household for each session.

Virtual Birding Identification Workshop: Owls will explore the fascinating owl including long or short ears, barred or great horned. With the shared personal insights of a Natualist who has observed all of North America’s owl species, learn field markings, behavior, and other identification tips for each species. The program runs Fridays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2020 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Fee is $15 per household for each session.

Virtual Birding Identification Workshop: Ducks will be all about the wide array of ducks in New Jersey during winter. Learn how to identify drakes and hens of each species and break the species into easy to remember groups. Learn field markings, behavior, and other identification tips for each species. The program runs Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2020 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Fee is $20 per household for each session.

Enrollment is online only at www.somersetcountyparks.org.

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