Belted Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher

Palouse Audubon Society will be offering two birding classes this spring.

Beginning Birding Class will be held from 7pm-8:30 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays April 16, 18, 23, and 25 at the 1912 Center Fiske Room in Moscow.  The class is an introduction to birds and bird identification with an emphasis on common, local birds and birds migrating through our area in April/May.  Registration fee is $50 ($40 for Palouse Audubon members and students.)  There will be field trips on April 27 and May 4th.

Birding-By-Ear Class will emphasize identifying local birds by sight and sound with emphasis on calls and songs.  The class will be held from 7pm-8:30 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays April 30, May 2 (Friendship Hall) May 7 and 9 at the 1912 Center Fiske Room in Moscow.  Field trip joint with the Beginning Birding Class on May 4 and another on May 11. Registration fee is $50.

The instructor is Chris Duke, a graduate student at WSU who has been a teaching assistant for their ornithology class.  Before coming to WSU, he taught his own ornithology class at Syracuse University for 2 years.  He is an avid birder and has scouted our area birds.

For more information and to register, contact Charlotte Omoto, omoto@pullman.com.