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Birding Classes & Field Trips from August to December

League City's

Fall Birding Frenzy

Join the Flock

League City is a hot spot during fall bird migration, which begins as early as July and lasts through November. To celebrate this momentous trek, we are offering specially curated birding classes and field trips with an expert birder and certified Texas Master Naturalist. These classes are open to anyone who wants to learn more about birding and experience fall migration on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail.

Fall Birding Classes & Trips

Led by Kristine Rivers, Birding Expert & Texas Master Naturalist

Osprey

Register for your classes below!

Birdwatching for Beginners Virtual Classes

(register for as many as you want)

 

A Beginner's Guide to Birdwatching

8 week series | 2 sessions

Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m.  via Zoom.

*You must register for each class individually*

Session 1

Aug. 16–Oct. 11 (no class Sept. 6)

  1. Intro to Birding, Aug. 16 | Register Here
     

  2. How to Select Binoculars & Field Guides, Aug. 23 | Register Here
     

  3. Understanding Your Field Guide, Aug. 30 | Register Here
     

  4. Using Your Field Guide, Sept. 13 | Register Here
     

  5. Location, Location, Location! Understanding Habitat, Sept. 20 | Register Here
     

  6. Birds-Eye View on Behavior, Sept. 27 | Register Here
     

  7. Wonderland of Winter Waterfowl, Oct. 4 | Register Here
     

  8. It’s Time for a Makeover! Understanding Plumage Variations, Oct. 11 | Register Here

Session 2

Oct. 25–Dec. 13

  1. Intro to Birding, Oct. 25 | Register Here
     

  2. How to Select Binoculars & Field Guides, Nov. 1 | Register Here
     

  3. Understanding Your Field Guide, Nov. 8 | Register Here
     

  4. Using Your Field Guide, Nov. 15 | Register Here
     

  5. Location, Location, Location! Understanding Habitat, Nov. 22 | Register Here
     

  6. Birds-Eye View on Behavior, Nov. 29 | Register Here
     

  7. Wonderland of Winter Waterfowl, Dec. 6 | Register Here
     

  8. It’s Time for a Makeover! Understanding Plumage Variations, Dec. 13 | Register Here

Next-Level Birding In-Person Classes

 

Intermediate-Level Birding Classes

6 week series | 2 sessions

Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m.

120 Park Ave. Suite 400, League City

Learn more about many species that are common in our area during instructional classes, and practice your skills on our field trips to local birding hotspots.

 

Cost: $85

Fee includes classes, field trips, birding bag, local birding guide, and other birding goodies.

Limited to 10 participants per session.

Session 1

Sept. 7–Oct. 12

  1. September 7  | Instructional class

  2. September 14 | Field trip

  3. September 21 | Instructional class

  4. September 28 | Field trip

  5. October 5 | Field trip

  6. October 12 | Instructional class

Session 2

Oct. 26–Dec. 7

  1. October 26 | Instructional class

  2. November 2 | Field trip

  3. November 9 | Instructional class

  4. November 16 | Field trip

  5. November 30 | Field trip

  6. December 7 | Instructional class

Bird Walks with a Birding Expert

 

Bird Walks

3 dates | 2 time slots per date

On select weekends in September, October, and November, Kristine Rivers—local birding expert and Texas Master Naturalist—is hosting exclusive birding field trips. Test your birding skills, learn some new ones, and discover the beauty of local wildlife.

Limited to 10 participants per time slot.

Cost: $20

Add-on: $15 Birding bag (includes local birding guide and other goodies).

Birding Field Trip

Saturday, Sept. 4

Countryside Park

8 to 10 a.m. & 3 to 5 p.m.

Birding Field Trip

Saturday, Oct. 2

Clear Creek Nature Center

8 to 10 a.m. & 3 to 5 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 6

Challenger 7 Memorial Park

8 to 10 a.m. & 3 to 5 p.m.

Add These Birds to Your Fall Collection

Roseate Spoonbill

Learn more about birding in League City