Birding by Ear Workshop Schedule - 2022
ONLINE WORKSHOPS - WEDNESDAY EVENINGS IN MAY
Set 1. CONIFEROUS FOREST BIRDS
Online Workshop via Zoom: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Wed. May 4, 2022
Outdoor Workshop – President Murray Park: 7:00 am – 8:00 am Fri. May 6, 2022
Target Species: Merlin; Ruby-crowned Kinglet; Red-breasted Nuthatch, Black-capped Chickadee, White-winged and Red Crossbills; Dark-eyed Junco; Yellow-rumped Warbler.
♿ This outdoor workshop is wheel-chair accessible to those persons who may maneuver over the grass in this park.
Set 2. MARSH BIRDS
Online Workshop via Zoom: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Wed. May 11, 2022
Outdoor Workshop – Donna Birkmaier Park: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thu. May 12, 2021
Target Species: Pied-billed, Horned, Red-necked and Eared Grebes; American Coot; Killdeer; Willet; Lesser and Greater Yellowlegs; Bonaparte’s, Franklin’s and Ring-billed Gulls; Black, Common and Forster’s Terns; Purple Martin; Tree and Barn Swallows; Song Sparrow; Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbirds; Common Yellowthroat.
♿ The park trails are wheel-chair accessible.
Set 3. THRUSHES, WOODPECKERS and SPARROWS
Online Workshop via Zoom: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Wed. May 18, 2022
Outdoor Workshop – Chief Whitecap Park: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thu. May 19, 2021
Target Species: Yellow-bellied Sapsucker; Downy and Hairy Woodpeckers; Eastern and Western Kingbirds; Blue-headed Vireo; Veery; Gray-cheeked, Swainson’s and Hermit Thrushes; American Robin; Sprague’s Pipit; Purple Finch; White-crowned, Harris’s, White-throated, Vesper, LeConte’s, Savannah and Lincoln’s Sparrows; Spotted Towhee; Rose-breasted Grosbeak; Orange-crowned Warbler.
Note: The dirt trails in this park are narrow and steep so are not considered wheel-chair accessible.
Set 4. ELM FOREST and RIVERBANK SONGBIRDS
Online Workshop via Zoom: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Wed. May 25, 2022
Outdoor Workshop – Nutana to Cosmopolitan Park: 7:00 am – 8:00 am Fri. May 27, 2021
Target Species: Least and Alder Flycatchers; Warbling and Red-eyed Vireos; White-breasted Nuthatch; House Wren; Gray Catbird; Brown Thrasher; Cedar Waxwing; House Finch; American Goldfinch; Chipping Sparrow; Baltimore Oriole; Ovenbird; Tennessee, Yellow, Black-and-white and Blackpoll Warblers; American Redstart.
♿ The sidewalks and paved park trails are wheel-chair accessible with gentle slopes.
This Birding by Ear Workshop Series makes an excellent birthday gift, anniversary gift, Mother's Day gift, Father's Day gift, graduation gift, retirement gift or special gift for a birder, birdwatcher or anyone interested in nature.
TESTIMONIAL - Birding by Ear Workshops
Both my mom and I really enjoyed the workshop series. It’s the first time either of us has felt like we could fit birds and their songs into a framework to remember rather than placing it in a jumbled, confusing heap of facts that slip away almost immediately. You made it very accessible! (E.M. Saskatoon May 2021)
Birding by Ear Workshop Leader: Stan Shadick. Click for more information about your workshop leader.
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- Signs of Spring Birding Tour
- Grasslands National Park Tour (May 14 - 15, 2022)
- Custom Bird Photography Tour (May - September)
- Eagle Creek and Hills Birding Tour (May - July)
Click here to see a complete list of our future upcoming tours and workshops.