Backyard Birding 101

January 23, 2022, 2:00 PM

Join Durand-Hedden via Zoom at 2pm for “Backyard Birding 101” with Tedor Whitman. Mr. Whitman is the Director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary in Short Hills. This online-only event is free. You must register in advance to attend this meeting using the link below. The talk will be followed by a Q&A.

Learn about the many birds that winter in New Jersey such as blue jays, white-throated sparrows, white-breasted nuthatches, Carolina wrens, downy woodpeckers, dark-eyed juncos, mourning doves, and black-capped chickadees. And find out how to get started in birding, including being able to correctly identify birds and how to set up a citizen science project in your backyard that can assist professional bird conservationists. We’ll also learn about how to best use backyard bird feeders, including avoiding squirrel invasions.

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