Raptor Workshop with Bill Clark Nov 14-15
- A RARE OPPORTUNITY for Bay Area birders: Bill Clark, author of the Peterson Guide to Hawks and other raptor books, will teach a Weekend Raptor Identification Class in the Marin Headlands on November 14-15, 2009.
Sponsored by the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, the class will be held from 9 am to 4 pm, both Saturday and Sunday, meeting at Fort Cronkhite in the Marin Headlands each day. Saturday, November 14th, will be a classroom day with Bill presenting slides of western US raptors and his detailed ID tips. Sunday, November 15th will be a field day, where the class will carpool to a field site in Marin, the Delta, or elsewhere in the Bay Area to see the greatest possible diversity of raptors.
Cost of the two-day session will be $150 per person. If you want to be part of this class, please send a $50 minimum down payment by November 1st to:
GGRO Bill Clark Class
Golden Gate Raptor Observatory
Bldg 1064 Ft Cronkhite
Sausalito, Ca 94965
Please make out your check to "GGNPC", noted with "Bill Clark Class" in the memo section. Please include your email address and phone numbers, so we can email you verification of your down payment. The reminder of your payment must be received by the day of the class. If you have questions about the class, please call GGRO at 415-331-0730 or email Allen Fish at afish@....
Bill Clark is the author of the Peterson Field Guide to Hawks, as well as other world raptor guides, and many scientific papers on raptor trapping, identification, and behavior. He was a founder of Cape May Bird Observatory, especially pioneering the banding station there in the mid-1960s. He was employed as the first director of the National Wildlife Federation's Raptor Information Center in the 1980s, and started his own ecotour company, Raptours, in the 1990s. Bill currently lives in Texas but continues to travel widely to see new raptor species.