An introduction to birding, why it is so fascinating to so many, how to learn more about it.
A walk down parts of the Bay Trail, focusing on the birds that one would see in the Berkeley / Albany / Richmond area; or Hayward Shoreline area. This talk can be adjusted for other parts of the trail, with lead time.
The importance of SF Bay to both Shorebirds, Waterfowl and a variety of other avian species.
The amazing phenomenon of shorebird migration, how and why it happens, with an emphasis on the special importance of the Bay Area for migrating shorebirds
These presentations focus on the birds of the areas listed below, and are a great introduction if you are planning a tour, or are just fascinated with the birds of far-away places.
Bob Lewis was trained as a chemist, and worked for Chevron in Richmond and Europe for 33 years. He has taught birding classes for 18 years, and has been an addicted birder, photographer and traveler for almost ever. He has seen 4000 of the world's 10,000 bird species, and hopes to see many more!
Bob enjoys presenting bird-related subjects to groups. To schedule a presentation, contact Bob.
With sufficient lead time, a talk can be prepared specifically for you, on subjects related to near-by habitats, bird taxonomy, behavior, physiology, etc. -- just ask!