Birdwatching vs. Birding
September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm| Main Library (Traverse City)
What is the difference between just watching birds and actually observing birds in their habitat?
Birdwatching is done from the comfort of your home and is a favorite pastime for people of all ages and abilities.
Birders enjoy experiencing birds both at home and in the field.
Now that you know the difference… come learn about different bird feeders and bird seeds that attract a variety of exciting birds to your backyard. Learn how to be a responsible birdwatcher with proper feeder placement and maintenance. Learn why feeding throughout the year adds new species to your life list. Then, take it a step further and adventure into birding by leaving the house to find different species in different habitats. Learn strategies to find specific species or to find birding hotspots to see many species in one location.