Past Meetup

Free Outing - Birding Essentials

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Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

614 Dorseyville Rd · Fox Chapel, PA

How to find us

Meet at the lower end of the parking lot adjacent to the Native Plant Center

Location image of event venue

Details

Join L.L.Bean (http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/1000001727) for a free outing to learn to use binoculars, read field guides, understand migrations and much more in our introduction to this fun and captivating outdoor activity.

This is the perfect outing to complement our Birding Essentials clinic (http://www.meetup.com/L-L-Bean-Pittsburgh-Outing-Group/events/124284442/) presented at the L.L.Bean Pittsburgh store on June 25th at 7:30pm. Join our expert on the 5-miles of trails at the Audubon Society's Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve (http://www.aswp.org/locations/beechwood/). Don't worry if unable to attended the in-store clinic. This outing covers the basics and all are welcome.

What to bring:
Binoculars:
Recommended (available at the store):
L.L.Bean Field Binoculars, 8x42 (http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/57280?feat=binoculars-SR0&page=l-l-bean-field-binoculars-8x42)
L.L.Bean Field Binoculars, 10x42 (http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/57282?moe=INIT&subrnd=0&productId=933718)
Field Guides - recommended (Peterson (http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/peterson/birds.cfm)) or (Sibley (http://www.sibleyguides.com/about/the-sibley-field-guide-to-birds-of-eastern-north-america/))
Lunch or Snacks (break will be taken)
Water or other drink to stay hydrated
Appropriate footwear