Birding

Studying Birds and Butterflies With Your Phone

Thursday, June 18, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern Online Event

Studying Birds and Butterflies With Your Phone

June 18, 2020

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Discover how to improve bird and insect knowledge with easy-to-use tech tools. Join Audubon's Ken Elkins for an interactive workshop on using phone apps for birding and insect study. Apps will include e-Bird, a comparison of several bird field guide apps, with a particular focus on the use of iNaturalist to study pollinators and their nectar or host plants. Participants will be asked to download some apps in advance of the session.

Must-Have Apps (Free)
Audubon Field Guide App
Merlin Bird ID App
eBird
iNaturalist

Other Apps: (Nominal Fee)
Bird Genie
Song Sleuth
Birdseye Bird Finding App
Sibley Guide
iBird Pro (can try out iBird Lite for free to see if you like the style)

  • Program Fee: FREE (donations appreciated—please go to bentoftheriver.audubon.org/support-our-work to support programs like this one as well as the birds and wildlife that Audubon protects)
  • Pre-registration is required. Select here to register.
  • Upon registration, you will receive a link to login into the online classroom (on Zoom).

For questions, please contact Kate Pratt at Kathleen.Pratt@audubon.org or 203-405-9113.

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Photo: Camilla Cerea / Audubon

Bent of the River Audubon Center is a 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center located in Southbury, Connecticut. We are part of the Audubon Connecticut state office of the National Audubon Society and Atlantic Flyway. Our mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Visitors are welcome to enjoy our trails, nature programs, and conservation-themed events throughout the year.

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