Participants will learn how to use and care for binoculars. They
will learn how to use identification guides by practicing on setup
scenarios with the IRCís Wildlife Ambassadors Ė live birds of prey.
Birders will then hike to the Sangamon River floodplain to try their
hand at wild bird sightings.
The event will be held Sunday, May 18th, 2014 from 8am to 10am Ė
rain or shine. Binoculars will be available if participants do not
have their own. Participants should dress according to weather
conditions and expect to be outside. Do not wear sandals or
The fee for the program is $35.00 which includes bird identification
guides and refreshments. Fees support the IRC Wildlife Hospital.
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 217-963-6909 for more
information and a registration form. The IRC Nature Center is
located at 5685 W. Hill Road in Decatur.
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