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Early Birders

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CourseGraphic This class is designed for the beginning or intermediate birdwatcher interested in the identification of local birds.  This class will enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of wildlife and nature. The class consists of one classroom session and two field trips. We will go to local public lands, hiking and identifying birds in the field through field marks and vocalizations.  More information will be provided in the classroom session. NOTE: Bring binoculars (7- or 8- power) to class and field sessions.  Bring any field guide to each session. Suggested paperback field guides: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America or National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition). NOTE: Knights Ferry has a $5.00 day use fee, which is free with the National Parks and Recreational Lands Pass.

Salvatore Salerno has been birding for more than thirty years in California and several other states. In 2006, Salvatore won the Stanislaus/Merced Counties Big Year Contest with 207 species of birds. In 2007, he completed a California Big Year and saw 319 species of birds, which was 11th place among A.B.A. birders statewide who listed their results. He has been president of Stanislaus Audubon society since 2010. Salvatore has led numerous field trips, and he writes a monthly column for The Valley Habitat, a joint newsletter for the Audubon and Sierra Club.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Founders Hall
  To Be Announced.

Instructor : Salvatore Salerno 



Please read:  Thu, Sep 26 we will meet in Founders Hall, 151 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. First Field Trip - Sat, Sep 28 at Knights Ferry (day pass fee required)., La Grange 7:30 a.m. – noon.. Second Field Trip - Sat Oct 5, La Grange Ferry 7:30 a.m. – noon.



Registration Closes On
Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/26/2019 - 9/26/2019 Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Modesto, Founders Hall  Map, Room: 151 Salvatore Salerno 
9/28/2019 - 9/28/2019 Weekly - Sat 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Modesto, To Be Announced  Map Salvatore Salerno 
10/5/2019 - 10/5/2019 Weekly - Sat 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Modesto, To Be Announced  Map Salvatore Salerno