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Posted on: March 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Birdwatching for Beginners


Birdwatching is a fun hobby for all ages and is a great way to connect with nature and build wellbeing and mindfulness into your daily life. Plus, League City and the surrounding area are filled with birding hotspots.

If you are curious about birding, but don’t know how to get started, then consider signing up for League City’s new “Birdwatching for Beginners” class.  This in-person, six session course features a mixture of instructional classes and field trips led by Texas Master Naturalist and Birding for Fun founder Kristine Rivers. 

Classes are from 9 to 11 a.m. on the following dates 

April 6 – instructional class

April 20 – field trip

April 27 – instructional class

May 4 – field trip

May 11 – field trip

May 18 – instructional class

At the end of this course, you will:

  • Know how to select binoculars and field guides
  • Better understand bird habitats and behavior
  • Gain skills and techniques for identifying birds 
  • Know places to birdwatch in League City and the surrounding area 

Class space is limited and is $75 for residents and $105 for non-residents 

Register in person at the Hometown Heroes Recreation Center or online here (scroll down and click on the special events box). 

To register online you must create a Rec Trac account with League City Parks and Recreation. For more information on how to create a Webtrac account click here.    


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