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Indiana Birding: Crash Course! Potato Creek State Park
January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST$10 – $15
Join Indiana Audubon Society for one of several three hour introduction to birding workshops held throughout the state. Each workshop is led by IAS Executive Director, Brad Bumgardner, and features a jam packed schedule, looking at all things birding. This hands-on workshop is designed for both beginning bird watchers and general nature enthusiasts looking to learn more about the birds around their neighborhood and where to enjoy birds statewide. A sample of the topics covered include:
- History of Ornithology
- Parts of a Bird
- Birding in Indiana
- Bird Banding and Citizen Science
- Using Binoculars and Field Guides
- Finding Birds
- Bird Sounds ID Intro
- Identifying the Common Species In Indiana
The workshop will take place at the Potato Creek State Park Nature Center in North Liberty. Participants should bring binoculars if you have them, and a good pair of sturdy hiking shoes. Each workshop will include indoor and outdoor portions. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Registration is required and can be made using the registration ticket system below. Registration is $10 for IAS Members and $15 for Non-IAS Members. Limited space is available for each workshop. State Park entry fees are being collected as a donation during the workshop ifyou wish to support the park. Additional statewide event sponsorship by the Robert Cooper Audubon Society, Indiana State Parks, Hamilton County Parks and Recreation, National Park Service, and The Indiana State Historic Sites.
See below for a list of all workshop locations and dates.
9/16 Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary
10/21 Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
11/18 Cool Creek Park
12/9 Brown County State Park
1/27 Potato Creek State Park
2/24 Limberlost State Historic Site
3/10 McCormick’s Creek State Park