Getting on/off a charter bus. Walking up to 2 miles both inside the Aquarium and on uneven trails; standing for up to 30 minutes.
In the Trinity dining room, we’ll enjoy a buffet, plus coffee, tea, juice, milk, water.
This morning's class will cover an introduction to birding. We'll discuss how to use binoculars effectively, how to use the scope the instructor will bring, and review the clock system. Afterwards, we'll have a brief introduction to the area with a slideshow presentation then take a walk around the property to get oriented with the surroundings.
In the Trinity dining room, we’ll enjoy a buffet plus coffee, tea (hot/iced/sweetened/unsweetened), milk, water.
We’ll board a bus and take a short ride to the nearby North Carolina Aquarium to bird on its marsh and forest trails and enjoy a flighted bird program presented by the aquarium’s education staff. On the boardwalk, you might spy several different species of egret, great blue heron, clapper rails, or even an osprey while the flighted program features various owls, hawks, pelicans, vultures, and other species.
Dining room buffet.
We'll learn about migration and citizen science, including backyard bird counts, from Trinity Center’s education staff.