Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Outdoor Birding Basics

Outdoor Birding Basics

Come join us as we watch the migration come to life throughout the early spring. Learn to identify and understand the behaviors of the birds in our area. This course is offered as a collaboration of COE and the Lab of Ornithology. Sibleys guide to Eastern Birds is included in the course fee, and optics will be available to use during each outing.


Course Schedule

Date Time Activity
Tue Mar 25 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Thu Mar 27 8:00 am - 10:00 am Class
Tue Apr 8 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Thu Apr 10 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Tue Apr 15 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Thu Apr 17 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Tue Apr 22 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Thu Apr 24 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Tue Apr 29 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing
Thu May 1 8:00 am - 10:00 am Outing

Enroll Now

Courses are open to everyone. Students can enroll on Student Center. Anyone may also enroll by contacting Amy Woodin:

Amy Woodin
akw2@cornell.edu
(607) 255-6183

The Essentials

Prerequisites: None.
Course Fee:
$175.00 (students)
$190.00 (CU faculty/staff)
$220.00 (community)
 
Interested in Financial Assistance? Download an application and see if you qualify.
 
Drop Deadline:
Friday, January 24, 2014
PE Credit
Available for PE credit.
P ED 1606 (ID #9960)
 
Course Coordinator
Chris Leeming
csl45@cornell.edu
(607) 255-6273

First Class:
Attendance at first class is required. Bring completed medical forms and health insurance information.

Equipment Needed:
daypack, waterbottle, raincoat, sturdy shoes or hiking boots, extra layers, dress to be outside

See the equipment list for this course. You may also find our list of Sources of Outdoor Gear helpful.