Michigan Birding 101

Thursdays, 7 - 8 p.m. EST
Feb. 18 - March 11, 2021

Location: Anywhere with internet via Zoom Webinar! (link sent after completion of registration)

Join us as we explore the wonderful hobby of birding over 4 one-hour classes. This series will cover exciting topics like where to find rare winter birds, how to choose and use binoculars, how to identify common birds and how to plan out your next birding adventure. We will have instructional time at the start of each class followed by a Q&A session. This a great opportunity for those new to the hobby or looking to get started!

February 18 - Birding Basics - Covering binocular basics, field guides, basic ID skills and how to plan birding trips
February 25 - Backyard Birding - Bird feeders, where to place them, what type of feed to use and detailed ID skills for backyard birds
March 4 - Winter Birding - What birds are around in MI Winters and where to find them
March 11 - Magnificent Migrations - How and why birds migrate and what to expect for birding in the spring.

Registration for Michigan Birding 101 is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 10, 2021.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Elliot Nelson at elliotne@msu.edu or 906-322-0353.