Four sessions (approx. 70 minutes plus Q and A time), offered each Wednesday evening in February. Cost: $30 /class or attend all 4 attend all at a discounted rate Instructor: Heidi Ware Carlisle of the Intermountain Bird Observatory This course series will dive in to Ornithology in a way you've not seen before! Take a tour through extreme examples of odd and amazing birds across the globe, and what makes them so unique. We'll cover topics from bird physiology and the 5 (or more?) senses, to mating displays, nests, eggs, and more! This lecture series is presented in an accessible way, so there's no need to be a bird expert to attend. Bring your enthusiasm for birds, sit back, and enjoy this series that Heidi considers to be her favorite class she's ever taught! Week 1: What does it take to be a bird? Bird Sensory Systems. Week 2: What does it take to be a bird? Bird Bodies and Physiology. Week 3: The Circle of Life: Mates and Parasites! Week 4: The Circle of Life: Nests, Eggs, and Chicks.