Full course description
This immersive experience will include two parts. First, on August 6, take a bus to Connersville, Indiana, for the annual Hummingbird Migration Festival, featuring a talk by Dr. Rifai, hummingbird banding demonstrations, bird walks, reptile & amphibian walks, activities for kids, a band concert, a native plant sale, and more. We will depart from the IU Kokomo campus at 8:30 am and return by 5 pm.
Then, meet on the IU Kokomo campus from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on August 12 to do some birdwatching and observe bird banding with Dr. Rifai and her students. During this session, you will learn about songbirds of our region, their habits, and threats to their health. Practice some birdwatching and witness some bird banding up close.