Fall Birding Classes


This schedule is Final

Evening bird classes taught by Joe Morlan and endorsed by Golden Gate Audubon Society will be starting September 13, 2017. Classes meet 7-9:15 p.m. in room 317 at City College of San Francisco, John Adams Center. Free parking is in the school lot adjacent to the building at 1860 Hayes Street. If the lot is full, additional parking may be available. See class calendars for details.

The instructor is coauthor of "Birds of San Francisco and the Bay Area" and "Birds of Northern California." He is also coordinator of the recorded "Northern California Birdbox," past chair of the California Bird Records Committee, and winner of the 2010 Ludlow Griscom Award for contributions to regional ornithology. Slides illustrate all lectures, and the text is "A Field Guide to Birds of North America," seventh edition, by the National Geographic Society. "The Sibley Guide to Birds" is recommended as an adjunct text. Ornithology I and III will not be offered this semester.

  • Field Ornithology II (EA110) meets on Wednesdays September 13 through November 29. It is a continuing in-depth study of North American terns, alcids and doves.

The instructor may arrange optional field trips on weekends. Please bring binoculars and field guides to class if you have them. Fees are $275 for the twelve week class but there is a $15 discount if you pre-register at least a week early. For further information call (415) 561-1860. You can register online or mail or fax this registration form.

For additional information see the official City College Continuing Education site. Final schedule and details for Spring 2018 are available here.