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Field Study: Birds of Spring

The Morton Arboretum

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Highlights

Learn how to identify Illinois' spring resident and migratory birds by sight and call and meet other birders. We will meet primarily outdoors and visit different habitats around the area to learn calls and identification of field marks. Indoors, we will discuss behavioral clues that help in identification, feather arrangement, and physical topography and review daily checklists from the prior field days.

Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for hiking on uneven terrain during the Sunday field session. 

Recommended text: Sibley's Birding Basics by David Allen Sibley; available at the Arboretum Store.

Supplies: Bring a water bottle, binoculars, and field guides.

Class Starting Saturday, April 18

5 sessions

  • Saturday, April 18, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, April 25, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 02, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 09, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 23, 8:00AM- 11:30AM

Fees include admission to the Arboretum
No lass on May 16.

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Nature classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, The Morton Arboretum, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

About This Deal

Learn how to identify Illinois' spring resident and migratory birds by sight and call and meet other birders. We will meet primarily outdoors and visit different habitats around the area to learn calls and identification of field marks. Indoors, we will discuss behavioral clues that help in identification, feather arrangement, and physical topography and review daily checklists from the prior field days.

Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for hiking on uneven terrain during the Sunday field session. 

Recommended text: Sibley's Birding Basics by David Allen Sibley; available at the Arboretum Store.

Supplies: Bring a water bottle, binoculars, and field guides.

Class Starting Saturday, April 18

5 sessions

  • Saturday, April 18, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, April 25, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 02, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 09, 8:00AM- 11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 23, 8:00AM- 11:30AM

Fees include admission to the Arboretum
No lass on May 16.

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Nature classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, The Morton Arboretum, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires May 23, 2020.
  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 16 or older to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
  • Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival.
  • Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment.
  • Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
  • Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.
  • Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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