Shorebird Identification

Sunday,August 18th

Every thing you need to ID Shorebirds!


Learn Shorebird Identification the right way! I will provide you with a systematic, structured approach to identifying shorebirds. We will cover topics ranging from aging, moult to migration. These three things are critical when id'ing shorebirds and shouod be considered every time you see one!


We will cover all common, as well as uncommon and some rare Newfoundland species. The goal of this workshop is to improve your confidence in your shorebird identification, by providing you with all the key information needed to identify North American Shorebirds. 


No previous experience with shorebirds is necessary! Anyone from novice to intermediate birders will find this workshop useful.


There will be a combination of both classroom and field sessions.

  • 4 hour classroom session

  • 1 full day field session (approx 8 hours) (travel to field session by carpool)

  • copy of all lecture material and photos

ongoing email quiz bird series to test and expand on your knowledge

The classroom portion will take place at: 

Common Ground Co-working, 30 Harvey Rd, St.John's

The location and date of the field session is TBD