Virtual program

Dare County News | Dare County, North Carolina

The Dare County Library has announced that it will be hosting an interactive bird identification program in partnership with the Cape Hatteras National Seashore from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2022.

“Outer Banks Bird Identification” — which will be held virtually via Zoom — will be hosted by Amy Thompson, who is a senior biological science technician for Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Ocracoke Island.

This interactive bird identification program will focus on key bird characteristics – such as general profiles, foraging behaviors and habitats – that can help birders with different levels of experience identify a specific species. quickly and confidently. Thompson’s presentation will focus on the types of birds commonly found on the Outer Banks, including warblers, blackbirds, wading birds, and shorebirds, among others.

Whether someone is birdwatching in their backyard or strolling along the beach, this workshop is designed to help participants sharpen their identification skills and become familiar with local species.

Programs are free to Dare County residents and property owners 18 and older; however, registration is compulsory and the number of places is limited. Participants can register up to one hour prior to the presentation.

“Outer Banks Bird Identification” is part of the Dare County Library’s Enrichment Series for Adults. For a complete list of programs in this ongoing series and to register, Click here.