Have you sometimes seen a colourful bird in your garden and wished you knew its name? How about that melodious call, owner unseen, that greets you every morning like clockwork……..have you wondered what bird it was?
You now have a chance to find out more about our birds and even learn their names. The Bird Group of MNS Perak Branch will be running the Introduction to Birdwatching course in January 2011 and everyone is invited to sign up. This 1 day course, limited to the first 30 paid-up participants, will include classroom work and field practice in Kinta Nature Park, Batu Gajah.
Lecture topics will cover binoculars and how to use them, bird identification, field craft and where to see birds, birding etiquette and bird conservation. Please see below for more information.
Date: Sunday 9 Jan 2011 (8.00 am – 6. 00pm).
Location: YMCA, Ipoh (morning) and Kinta Nature Park, Batu Gajah (afternoon).
Who can join: Open to MNS members and the public (children 12 years old and above)
Attire & things to bring: Pen and pencil, dull-coloured clothing, cap, covered footwear, water.
Fee: RM10.00 (members); RM20.00 (non-members). Non-members who sign up to join MNS on the spot will be reimbursed RM10.00. Fee includes course materials, notepad and two coffee breaks but not lunch and transport to Kinta Nature Park. Registration close on 2 Jan 2011.
For registration, please bank in the required amount into the Bird Group account CIMB no. 0826-0000716-05-1 (Account name: Malaysian Nature Society Perak Branch). Please either email the copy of the bank-in slip to K K Ng (email@example.com) or post it to:
K K Ng,
25, Jalan Taman Lagenda,
34700 Simpang, Taiping
For more information, please contact BG Co-ordinator Lim Kim Chye (016-553 8431; firstname.lastname@example.org) or BG Asst. Co-ordinator Dr Chan Kai Soon (012-531 5670; email@example.com)