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April 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Learning the Language of Birds

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Calling all bird lovers! When a bird sings, it’s telling you what it is and where it is. Increase your chances of successfully sighting and identifying songbirds “by ear” this spring using Holly Merker’s intriguing strategies. Learn how, why, and when birds sing, and come away with foundational skills for understanding and learning the language of the birds right outside your own doors. Dress for the weather, bring binoculars (a limited number are available for participant use) and wear practical shoes for walking over uneven paths. Pace will be slow and accommodate most mobility levels.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Friday, April 21, 2023

About the Instructor:
Holly is an avid birder, educator, writer, and lecturer, who has a passion for bird conservation. She is an instructor for National Audubon and the American Birding Association and is the lead data reviewer for eBird in Pennsylvania. Holly believes in the powerful benefits nature holds for our wellbeing and is lead author on a book on the subject, aptly called Ornitherapy: For Your Mind, Body, and Soul, guiding readers into deeper connections to the birds around them.

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