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Birding and Bird Watching

Adult and Family Program

Birdwatching and Birding

Tuesday, October 11th
@ 6:30 pm
Registration is appreciated. Sign up today!

 Greg Bodker’s beautiful photography will help you learn more about birds as he demonstrate the joys of birding. Novice and aspiring birders will especially benefit from the program.  
Topics include:

  • Discuss the excitement and enjoyment of bird watching
  • Differences between bird watching and birding
  • How to attract more birds to your backyard
  • Backyard birds, types of seed, feeders and their care
  • How birding beyond the backyard leads to many enriching experiences
  • Places to go birding in our area
  • The excitement of a bird chase
  • Stories from the field while birding

Bods Self Portrait.jpg       Greg with Dog in CO.jpg          

Greg Bodker has been a serious birder since 2006, combining his interest in birds, nature, and photography as often as possible. Greg has led birding trips for Michigan Audubon and was on its Board of Directors for three years. 

Greg now enjoys delivering birding and nature education presentations to audiences throughout Michigan.  Both live and virtual, the presentations have received excellent reviews and earned many recommendations.

Greg has birded in all of Michigan’s 83 counties and in most of North America.  He is excited to report he saw his 350th Michigan bird species in July 2022, a Southern Lapwing at the Wurtsmith Airport in Oscoda, Michigan. 

Greg has been a winner in multiple amateur photo contests including the overall winner in Michigan Nature Association’s Photo Contest in both 2020 and 2021!