Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 26, 2020

Spring Bird Course: Breeding Birds of Ventura County

2020 WFVZ Spring Bird Course Learn about the Breeding Birds of Ventura County!

Our Annual Spring Bird ID Course will begin May 6th, 2020. This 6-class workshop will have 3 museum labs on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30pm (May 6th, May 13th, and May 20th), and 3 Saturday morning fieldtrips from
7:30 to 11am (May 9th, May16th, and May 23rd). Thecourse is designed for novice birders who want to become familiar with the terrestrial breeding birds of Ventura County.

Class sizes will be limited to 30 people for the museum labs and 20 people for the field trips.

Due to popular demand, there will be more spaces in the lab classes, but field spaces will be reserved for lab class participants only.

For WFVZ Members the price is $30 per class, or $180 for all 6 classes; for non-members it’s $40 per class, or $240 for all 6 classes.
Current CSUCI, VC, MC, & OC students can take the classes at the membership prices. You must have joined as a member in advance of this notice to take advantage of the Membership discount.

Children between ages of 12 and 17 can take classes, but only by prior arrangement, and must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the course.


Tentative Schedule (Note: FIELD SCHEDULE IS WEATHER-DEPENDENT) page1image39202624 page1image39199552

Class #  1. 6 May 2. 9 May 3. 13 May 4. 16 May 5. 20 May 6. 23 May


Museum Field Museum Field Museum Field

Overview of binocular information, how to use a field guide, bird orders and families in Ventura County. Will review non-passerine families and species TBD
Overview of non-passerine and passerine families and species
Overview of passerine families and species

Reservations for spaces must be made by 25 April 2020; please provided payment by 1 May 2020. Contact or 805/388-9944


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