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Tecolote Nature Center 
5180 Tecolote Road
San Diego, CA 92110

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Phil Pryde 
The San Diego River Park Foundation 
(619) 465-9492 

2019 Introductory Birding Course 

This introductory birding course is designed for beginners who would like to gain the basic skills and information needed to enjoy the increasingly popular pastime of bird identification.

Classes will be held on Saturday mornings in February and March (see below for details).

Course topics include: selection of field guides and binoculars, the basics of field identification of birds, common San Diego area species, attracting backyard birds, seasonal changes, birding terms, an introduction to bird songs and more. The class will also include at least two all-morning field trips and features many color photos.

Lessons will be taught by San Diego River Park Foundation Board Member, Phil Pryde, who has experience identifying birds in all fifty states and 40 foreign countries and has taught this course for over twenty years.

This will be an excellent nature education opportunity for the whole family, and possibly the start of a life-long adventure! We hope to see you there.

Schedule (all events are 9 a.m.-noon):
- 2/16: Lecture
- 2/23: Lecture
- 3/2:  Field Trip
- 3/9:  Lecture
- 3/16: Field Trip
- 3/23: Lecture

Lecture location: Tecolote Nature Center, at the east end of the Tecolote Road exit off I-5, just east of Mission Bay.

Cost: 6 sessions for $110

To pay by check, please send your check, along with your name, email address, and phone number to:
San Diego River Park Foundation
PO Box 80126
San Diego, CA 92138

For more information about the course, please contact Phil at (619) 465-9492. For additional questions or for help signing-up, please contact Sarah at the San Diego River Park Foundation at (619) 297-7380.