Learn to Bird!
Course Instructors: Wil Hershberger and Carol Winckler
PVMN Continuing Education Eligible
Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. The course is open to adults and children 15 years and older.
Birding 101 is tailored for beginning birders, but those looking to enhance their skills are also welcome! We will utilize both classroom sessions and field trips to teach everything from bird identification and field etiquette to birding techniques and resources. The course is taught by local birding experts Wil Hershberger and Carol Winckler. An impressive collection of images and recordings, many captured by the instructors, enhance the course.
7:00pm – 9:00pm
April 6, 13, 20 & 27
Hospice of the Panhandle
7:00am – 10:00am
April 8: Shenandoah River, Millville to Bloomery
April 15: Cool Spring Preserve
April 22: Antietam National Battlefield and C&O Canal
April 29: Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
The Saturday morning field trips allow participants to practice skills learned in the classroom. Participants will visit a variety of habitats to observe the bird species found in each. Field trips are held entirely outdoors, so participants should dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for muddy conditions.