Observing the Birds: A Lifelong Delight

Observing the Birds: A Lifelong Delight
is presented by Charlie Browne, director emeritus of the Fairbanks Museum.

Observing the Birds: A Lifelong Delight
is presented by Charlie Browne, director emeritus of the Fairbanks Museum.

November 4, 2019| Categories: Fairbanks Museum, Learning

Ever wanted to learn not just how to bird but the art of making careful observations of birds? Charlie Browne is a naturalist, educator, and director emeritus of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. He’ll boost your knowledge if you’re beginning to enjoy birding and deepen the knowledge of experienced birders.

Sign up today to boost your birding skills.

Mon, Nov 11, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Who Are Our Northern New England Birds? 

  • Range, Habitat, and Territory
  • Classification, Distribution, Populations
  • When, Where, and Why

Bird Evolution, Adaptation, and Biology

Tues, Nov 19, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

  • Flight
  • Feathers
  • Beaks
  • Eggs
  • Homeothermy

Avian Energetics

Mon, Nov 25, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

  • Breeding
  • Molting
  • Migration

Behaviors of Birds

Mon, Dec 2, 5:00 – 6:00 

  • Vocalizations and Displays
  • Interspecific and Intraspecific Behaviors
  • Pair Mating, Nesting, Altricial or Precocial?

Time, Tools, and Toys for Enjoying the Birds

Mon, Dec 9, 5:00 – 6:00

  • Daily Schedules – Yours and The Birds’
  • Bird Guides, Websites, and Apps
  • Optics
  • Birding Trips
  • Citizen Science Opportunities

A popular lecturer on birds and bird behavior, Charlie served for several years as guest naturalist on WCAX-TV News and presently he writes a column for the North Star Monthly. Over this workshop’s five one hour sessions, Charlie will examine Northern New England’s birds and their evolution, biology, and behavior. The final session will go deeper into the tools available to naturalists as they observe their avian friends.

$40/Fairbanks Museum members

$50/nonmembers

Register online.

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