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PE 1606: Outdoor Birding Basics

Bird watching student

Come join us as we watch the bird migration come to life throughout the Fall as well as the other nature and wildlife patterns to be found in this season. Learn to identify and understand the behaviors of the birds and natural world in our area.


Course Fee

Students: $245
Community: $275
CU Faculty/Staff: $260

Fee Notes

Sibley's guide to Eastern Birds is included in the course fee, and optics will be available to use during each outing.

Fill out the Fee Waiver Application to apply for a free or reduced PE course. 


First class is mandatory.
Students can miss one class and still receive PE credit.


No previous experience.

Drop Deadline



Enroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or


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Tuesday 3/26/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday 3/28/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Tuesday 4/9/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday 4/11/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Tuesday 4/16/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday 4/18/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Tuesday 4/23/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday 4/25/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Tuesday 4/30/24 8:00am to 10:00am
Thursday 5/2/24 8:00am to 10:00am