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International Shorebird Survey Workshop from UGA
Mar
22
to Mar 23

International Shorebird Survey Workshop from UGA

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Put your birding skills to use and participate in the International Shorebird Survey (ISS) during a two-day coastal stewards workshop, March 22-23. On the first day of the workshop, participants with gather for an evening presentation by Abby Sterling, shorebird biologist for Manomet Inc., covering ISS protocols and the history of the survey. Following the presentation, there will be a brief refresher on shorebird ID. The next day, participants will travel by boat through Wassaw Sound to conduct the ISS during the spring shorebird migration. This survey provides important information on population trends used in shorebird conservation planning.

This workshop is designed for intermediate or advanced birders with strong shorebird identification skills or those who are willing to study on their own prior to the workshop.

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Georgia Ornithological Society Winter Meeting
Jan
18
to Jan 21

Georgia Ornithological Society Winter Meeting

Georgia Ornithological Society Winter Meeting on Tybee Island is an opportunity for all to learn how to identify many local bird species in the area. There are numerous field trips to various habitats. The public and birders of all levels are welcome to attend. See www.gos.org for more information and to sign up.

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