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May 26, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Distance Learning: Challenging Lookalikes – Waterfowl, Loons, Grebes, Hawks, & Flycatchers

Join Stefan Schlick for this intermediate-level class exploring how to tell difficult species apart. Common species in the Pacific Northwest often have an uncommon or rare look-alike. Sometimes there is more than one look-alike. There are also several cases of two relatively common species that are hard to separate. Stefan will present identification field marks for how to separate them in the field.

A few of the bewildering species we’ll cover in this class are:

Lesser vs Greater Scaup
Trumpeter vs Tundra Swan
Willow Flycatcher vs Western Wood-Pewee
Horned vs Eared Grebe (both breeding and non-breeding)

$20 – $30
An Eared Grebe takes off from the water.
Eared Grebe, photo by Hayley Crews

Birds that make you go hmmm...

Learn the differences between some of the most bewildering birds, from Lesser Scaup to Greater Scaup, Tundra Swan and Trumpeter Swan, and many more!


Class Details

      • Class: May 26, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Class fee: $19.99 members / $30 non-members
      • ZOOM: A link to the virtual class will be emailed to you, along with instructions, one to two days before your class.
      • Note: At this time, distance learning classes with Bird Alliance of Oregon are not available outside of the allotted time. We will be sure to make our most popular distance learning sessions available again. Thank you!



May 26, 2020
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Categories:


OR United States
$20 – $30


OR United States
$20 – $30


Tara Lemezis