𝗕𝗶𝗿𝗱𝗜𝗗 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬 𝗔𝗹𝗯𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗮 conducted the succeeding sessions of the 𝗕𝗶𝗿𝗱 𝗜𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 on 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟳-𝟴, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬. We visited familiar locations, but this time with some entertaining twists.
On the third session of the course, November 7, the students once again visited the 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗼𝗳 𝗧𝗶𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗮.This time the focal point were the song birds that live in the forested habitats. Specific emphasis was given this time to birds sounds and songs. The students were lucky to observe and hear some 25 species, nine of which were new to them. The most interesting encounters of the day were the 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗪𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗣𝗶𝗴𝗲𝗼𝗻 (Columba palumbus), the 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝗼𝗻 𝗕𝘂𝘇𝘇𝗮𝗿𝗱 (Buteo buteo), the 𝗦𝘆𝗿𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗿 (Dendrocopos syriacus), the 𝗕𝗹𝘂𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝘁 (Cyanistes caeruleus), the 𝗘𝘂𝗿𝗮𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗡𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵 (Sitta europaea) etc.
On November 8, at the requested of a number of students, AOS conducted another theoretical session. Its purpose was to build on the previous knowledge acquired during the first two sessions. The students were able to learn more about the online program and its multiple features like the Picture exercise, the Sound exercise, the Bird Guide, etc.
Despite the initial difficulties that our students have encountered in identifying birds, their desire to learn shows that at the end of this course, 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗴 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗵𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗔𝗹𝗯𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆.