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Late summer is the time to study shorebirds. I am offering several opportunities to get to know these long-distance migrants in August.

Jackson Bottom Wetland Education Center
Hillsboro Parks and Recreation
August 6, 9:00 – noon

This class provides an introduction to the common shorebirds that nest or migrate through the Willamette Valley. The classroom session is followed by a walk through Jackson Bottom Wetland. For registration information, click here.

Audubon Society of Portland
August 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm; Class
August 20, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm; Coastal Field Trip
August 27, 8:00 am – noon; Local Field Trip

This class provides a more detailed study of both coastal and valley species. Participants may sign up for one or both of the field trips. The coast trip will be by van, and will cover various sites from Seaside to Astoria. The local trip will be by car pool, and will visit sites close to Portland. For registration information, click here