San Diego is a hotbed of wildlife. Our unique bioclimatic zones and topography support a vast array of mammals, birds and reptiles. But San Diego also lies along the Pacific flyway which means it is the temporary home of an even wider assortment of birds as they pass overhead twice a year. While most people don't think about raptors as migratory birds, in fact, many species of raptors do migrate. Join Project Wildlife volunteer Andy Schucker for this two hour class as he focuses on those amazing birds that have captivated our imagination and inspired man to fly. Find out which raptor species call San Diego home year round and those who just play tourist. Discover how to tell the difference between hawks, falcons, owls and vultures and meet some of Project Wildlife's raptor animal ambassadors.
With over 28 years experience in informal education including 21 years in wildlife education, Andy has worked with a large variety of raptors, from the tiny 4 oz African pygmy falcon to golden eagles. Andy has been involved in all manner of care for raptors including, rehab, long term housing, and training.
Special thanks to Bird Rock Coffee Roasters for their generous donation of coffee for this event.
Cost is $10 per person.
Classes are for people only - please leave your great pets at home.