Michigan State University Kellogg Biological Station Kellogg Bird Sanctuary with image of Barred Owl.

Field Ornithology

Lectures: 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays: March 17 and 31, April 14 and 28, and May 12
Field Trips: 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays: March 21, April 4 and 18, May 2 and 16

Kellogg Bird Sanctuary
12685 East C Ave.
Augusta, MI 49060

Program Information

Join the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and Josh Haas from Hawks on the Wing for the 13th annual Field Ornithology Course! This engaging, hands-on learning experience will help you learn more about the fascinating world of birds and improve your bird watching and identification skills. Each two-part lecture will include talks from a state or local scientist/expert followed by an identification lesson led by Josh. Josh’s dynamic teaching style will encourage students to take information shared in the classroom outside in the field! Field trips visit local birding hot spots and are led by experienced birders. All skill levels are welcome!


  Lecture Only Field Trip Only Lecture and Field Trips Both
Members $85 $85 $170
Non-Members $100 $100 $200




Cancellation Policy for Events Requiring Registration: 

If a program is cancelled due to weather or other circumstances by the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant must cancel before the event’s registration deadline, a full refund will be issued. No refunds the day of an event or after. For events that require prepayment, no space will be held without full payment.

Registration for Field Ornithology is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 13, 2020.

There are 39 openings available.


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, the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary at birdsanctuary@kbs.msu.edu or 269-671-2510.