Saturday, April 6, 2013

Pledge to Fledge 2013

Bird Identification for Beginners
 A pair of House Finches
Do you wonder what birds you're looking at on your feeder?  Do you want to know how to identify them using a field guide?  Then join St. Louis Audubon Society and World Bird Sanctuary as we take part in Global Birding Initiatives "Pledge to Fledge." 
 Male Downy Woodpecker
Learn how to use a field guide to identify birds!
·       St. Louis Audubon Society will host seminars throughout the day that will teach you which distinguishing characteristics to look for on a bird, and how to use that information to identify the bird in your field guide.
·       Then, World Bird Sanctuary naturalists will take you to one of three bird feeding stations at World Bird Sanctuary where you will be able to apply what you have learned, under the coaching of bird experts!
 A White-breasted Nuthatch
Important things you need to know

·       Date: Saturday, April 27th 
·       Time: 10am – 2pm
·       Admission and Parking is FREE
·       Binoculars and field guides will be available for you to use, or bring your own.

We hope to see you at WBS for a fun-filled day of learning all about birds!

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