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Little Brown Birds

Photo of a small brown bird.How do you tell all those little brown birds apart? Sparrows, finches, wrens are among the vexing identification challenges faced by new bird watchers. Let John Rakestraw, local guide and author, help you figure out how to identify them.

Ages: 16 — Adult

Instructor: John Rakestraw

Course #57586    Saturday        3/3         9 — 12 pm

Fees: $20 Resident, $15 Senior, $25 Non-Resident, $22 Senior

To Register:

  • Online at
  • Phone registration at 503-681-5397
  • Walk-in registration at these sites:
    • Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve (2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy)
    • Parks & Recreation Administration (4400 NE Century Blvd)
    • SHARC (953 SE Maple St)
    • Walters Cultural Arts Center (527 E Main St)
    • Hillsboro Community Senior Center (750 SE 8th Ave)


Call: Steve Engle at 503-681-6283



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