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Ornithology 101: A Full Weekend of Bird Study

Point Reyes National Seashore Association
Point Reyes National Seashore
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 - Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013
6:00 PM  - 2:00 PM

David Lukas, Instructor

This class combines two very popular programs into one fun weekend learning about birds. Have you ever wondered about the inner workings of birds and how they behave? Our first day focuses on bird structure and function as we examine bones, feathers and anatomy, and talk about muscles, metabolism, and digestion in preparation for a hands-on dissection of a pigeon. On the second day, we build on our exploration of anatomy to learn why birds behave in the ways they do, from the minutia of daily grooming to the global sweep of migration. When not in the classroom, we will venture into the natural laboratory around Limantour Beach to apply our knowledge and enjoy the world of birds in a new light. Accommodations included at the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center.

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Point Reyes National Seashore Association Purchase/refund policy: Membership Refund Policy: Notification must be received within one week from transaction date (minus a $10 processing fee for each membership). Field Seminar Refund Policy: Notification must be received at least 14 days before the first day of the class if you cancel and wish to receive a refund (minus a $10 processing fee for each person registered) or a full credit toward another seminar (good for one year). No refunds, transfers or credits will be issued on cancellations made less than 14 days in advance. We regret that NO EXCEPTIONS to this cancellation policy can be made, even for medical reasons. In the rare event that Point Reyes Field Seminars cancels a program, we will issue a full refund or credit.

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