Introduction to Yellowstone’s Birds
July 28 - 30
Yellowstone is home to nearly 300 bird species from American white pelicans to mountain bluebirds. In this seminar we will spend time in the classroom and in the field learning how to identify birds by sight and by sound using a variety of techniques. We will also be recording our observations in nature journals. Students will leave this field seminar with a greater understanding of how to watch and listen to birds and how they utilize the Yellowstone landscape to survive.
About the instructor
Elena Ulev is a naturalist guide and environmental educator based out of Missoula, Montana. She has a B.S. degree in Wildlife Biology and has spent the last 23 years working in western Montana as a field biologist and writer for the U.S. Forest Service and as an educator for the Montana Natural History Center and the Lifelong Learning Center. She has seen over 200 species of birds in Montana so far, and her favorite is the short-eared owl. Elena loves sharing her curiosity and enthusiasm about nature with all ages and backgrounds.
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Introduction to Yellowstone's Birds Course Letter
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