March 30, 2017:
Warbler season is coming fast. Are you ready to identify them? Cornell Bird Academy can help.
I’ve learned a lot from Cornell’s online resources so when I saw they’re offering a brand new live online course in Warbler Identification — including song ID! — I thought I’d pass it along.
The class will be presented by one of my favorite bird experts, Kevin McGowan. Here’s Cornell’s description:
Starting April 6, 2017 and running through May 18, this new series is composed of seven hour-long webinars held on Thursday evenings. The first three lessons cover the diversity of warblers and the best strategies to identify them.
This is the first group we’ve covered where song is really important, and we will spend almost an entire session on using your ears to identify warblers.
Then we will examine every one of the 50 common warblers found in the United States and Canada, species by species, over the next four weeks.
Each lesson will be presented twice, once at 7:00 p.m. EDT (New York time), then again at 9:00 p.m. EDT. You can attend either session without having to choose ahead of time. And, if you miss a live talk, no problem. We will make the recording of each week’s lesson available to watch at your leisure.
We are offering all seven lessons for one low price of $69.
If you’re interested, click here to read more and sign up.
p.s. In March 2017, every eligible ebird checklist you submit gives you a chance to win free access to this class. Only 2 days left to win!
(Cornell Bird Academy, Be a Better Birder: Warbler ID class, April 6 – May 18, 2017)