DEARBORN – Dearborn Public Library will host an online talk via Zoom on Birdwatching and Birding, presented by Greg Bodker of Backyard Birds and Beyond, from 10:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 14.
To join the talk, go to dearbornlibrary.org, click on the events calendar, find the event, and then click on the link provided. To join, you also can call 929-205 6099 and type in the Meeting ID: 892 9363 8609. No registration is necessary.
About the program
More and more people are enjoying bird feeding while close to home during the pandemic. Bodker’s photography will help you learn more about birds as he demonstrates the joys of birding both in your backyard and in the region. Novice and aspiring birders will especially benefit from the program.
• Differences between birdwatching and birding.
• How to attract more birds to your backyard.
• Backyard birds, types of seed, feeders and their care.
• How birding beyond the backyard leads to many enriching experiences.
• Places to go birding in our area.
• Stories from the field while birding.
About the presenter
Bodker has been a serious birder since 2006, combining his interest in birds, nature, and photography as often as possible. He has led birding trips for Michigan Audubon and was on its board of directors for three years. He enjoys delivering birding and nature education presentations to audiences throughout Michigan.
He has birded in all of Michigan’s 83 counties and in most of North America. He is excited to report he saw his 625th North American bird species, a tufted duck, while birding in southwest Michigan in 2019.
He was also named a winner in Michigan Nature Association’s 2018 and 2019 photo contests.
To learn more about Bodker, go to backyardbirdsandbeyond.com.
If you have any questions about the program, contact the Library directly at 313-943-2330.