Beginners Guide to Birding: Viewing those Brilliant-Colored Painted Buntings

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Sat, May 3, 8:30 am – 11:30 am

You see them flying all around…

You hear them chirping and singing…

Have you ever wondered what kind of bird it is that you’re actually seeing? Then, don’t miss out on the fun! Join National Audubon member James Sheppard on an easy but informative bird walk from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Learn about the fun and excitement of bird watching, including basics on the use of binoculars and Bird Field Guides, as well as some techniques for successful bird watching in the outdoors. Group size limited; participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian; no pets please. Registration required and will be accepted until noon May 2, 2014.  Sorry, no group reservations. Subject to cancellation. For more information, e-mail activities@friendsofgc.org. (210) 688-9055, ext 289. Natural Area entrance fees apply.

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Bring your own binoculars and Field Guides if you have them. Let us know if you’ll need to borrow binoculars. Dress for the weather. Wear sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and bring at least one liter of water per person. Meet at the rainwater collection tower at 8:30 AM.

Limited to 12 participants.

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