Monday, November 8, 2010

Warbler webinar

Winter's onset hasn't really even arrived, and I miss warblers already. But that doesn't mean we can't talk about them, and that's exactly the plan at 9 pm this Wednesday night.

John C. Robinson, author, ornithologist, and tireless promoter of birds and birding, is hosting a regular series of webinars geared towards learning to better identify birds. I'm flattered to be this week's guest, and we're going to focus on one of my favorite groups this Wednesday, the ever-popular warblers!

And if you're like me - not a majorly savvy techno-geek - a "webinar" is just a conference conducted through your computer. Get all of the details and registration info RIGHT HERE.

Following are a few visuals; illustrations from my book Birds of Ohio... I'll leave the identifications up to you!











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6 comments:

Heather said...

Thanks for the tip, Jim!

Birding is Fun! said...

Thanks for posting about this. I had not heard of it, but now I'll be watching! They are very good to send you the first two seminars if anyone missed them.

pambirds said...

Thanks for the webinar info - something new for me! I look forward to watching and learning.

Birding is Fun! said...

Great job last night Jim! I begged John in an email that he do a warbler specific webinar with you again...hopefully this winter! Moving from Idaho to the mid-Atlantic, I am excited about seeing all the warblers for the first time, and a bit intimidated. That exercise of going thru the illustrations and talking about tips and tricks for for picking out behavior, habitat, color pattern, and sound...that was a great exercise. It gave me confidence that I can learn these warblers before Spring migration.

Jim McCormac said...

Thanks! That was a lot of fun, and kudos to John for getting it together. I'd love to be involved in more webinars, and last night's experience stimulated lots of ideas!

pambirds said...

Last night's webinar was great - first time I've participated in one! I had to cut out around "Tim's 5 Top Birding Tips" but hopefully didn't miss too much more. The info was very helpful and I especially enjoyed the interactive parts. Thanks, John, Jim, and Tim.