MCAS Workshop & Field Trip - JUL 9 & 13 - Birding for Beginners, Parts 1 & 2



 WORKSHOP:     Birding for Beginners-Part 1

DATE:                  Saturday, July 9, 2022

TIME:                   9:30am to 12:00pm

LEADER:            Robbie Revel

CO-LEADER:     Karen Watts

Workshop is limited to 12 participants.

In the Workshop Part 1, you will learn the skills needed to master birding as a hobby. A slide presentation, discussion and use of bird mounts will allow participants to practice making the types of observations necessary in identifying birds. We will learn to use binoculars and spotting scopes, and learn about resources available for ongoing skill building. The workshop will be held at the Audubon Office in Morro Bay. Restrooms are available.

FIELD TRIP:       Birding for Beginners-Part 2

LOCATION:        State Park Marina Boardwalk

DATE:                  Wednesday, July 13, 2022

TIME:                   9:00am - 11:30am

LEADER:            Karen Watts

CO-LEADER:     Robbie Revel

Field Trip is limited to 12 participants.

Take a leisurely walk along the Marina Boardwalk with Robbie and Karen as we practice making quality observations using binoculars and spotting scopes, and using bird books and apps to identify some of our common birds. Participation in Part 1 is helpful but not required.

Wear a hat, sturdy shoes and layers as it can be windy. Bring binoculars, sunscreen, water and snacks as needed. Restrooms are available at the campground and adjacent to the Bayside Café. Rain cancels.

Experience Level: Beginning Birders

RSVP and Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required for both the Workshop and Field Trip!

The registration for Beginning Birding Workshop and Field trip will open on the morning of June 24th. The LINK to the Field Trip’s Registration Form will ONLY be sent out on above date via MCAS ALERT and SLOCOBIRDING. If you are not already a member of these email lists, you can join MCAS ALERT via JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST in the Footer of the MCAS website and/or SLOCOBIRDING via Groups.io.

Questions? Email Robbie Revel Robbie@morrocoastaudubon.org