College Classes & Birding Slideshows

Learn about my Merritt College (Oakland, CA) adult natural history and birding classes, noting:

  1. My upcoming Merritt College (Oakland, CA) classes:
    “Fundamentals Of Ornithology,” (9/26 – 11/14/21) as well as my DanielsMerrittClasses blog that highlights my teaching of college classes such as “Waterbirds of the SF Bay Area,” Raptors of the San Francisco Bay Area and Bird Song Ecology and Identifying Birds By Ear (taught in spring, including May, 2021).
  2. In addition, I am volunteering as a co-leader for the annual Central Valley Birding Symposium in Stockton, CA — an excellent conference where acclaimed West Coast birding guides and ornithologists attend to share their knowledge….as well as volunteering to help lead field trips for the annual Wisconsin Society For Ornithology conference.


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Please note titles and descriptions of my public slide show presentations (that I’ve performed in more than 20 states) appear below, including upcoming, future presentations titled Warblers of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Watch for more details here regarding dates for the lectures and field trips, or visit Then, please feel free to register for one of my classes by accessing the Merritt College class catalog. 


Bird Songing: The Ecology of Birds’ Songs and Identifying Them By Ear
: Threatened Beauties (slide show)
Wood-Warblers of the Bay Area (upcoming)

Wood-Warblers of the West Coast & California (upcoming)

The Miracle of Migration: The Amazing Nomadic Lives of Birds & Other Animals
(slide show and/or workshop/class)

Learn the location of planets and about the lives of birds and animals at my Nature Watch Calendar and Phenology Calendar for the northern California/Marin County area (near San Francisco) and other similar latitudes in the West.

(E-Mail me your nature notes.)