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Birding Basics

Join members of the Howard County Bird Club as they present basic information to get you started in the wonderful world of birding.

Howard County Bird Club

Topics will include:

  • the history of birding
  • birding ethics
  • equipment
  • how to identify birds
  • use of eBird
  • and other resources available to help you build on your birding skills.

This classroom presentation will be followed by an optional guided bird walk at a later date open only to class participants.

Must be 12 or older to attend. Children between 12 and 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 9 @ 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Rain or Shine

Free, but space is limited:   Register 

Organized by the

Howard County Conservancy: connecting people to nature

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We’re glad you’re here!

We’re an independently owned and operated retail store specializing in wild bird supplies in Ellicott City, Maryland. We offer a variety of items for the backyard birding enthusiast, as well as other products to add to your enjoyment and appreciation of nature.

You can purchase many of our products — bird feeders & houses, suet, nectar, and miscellaneous accessories — from our online store.

We carry a larger selection of these items in our store, and we also carry many other items that — because of size/weight restrictions or other limitations — aren’t offered for sale online. Visit our store to check out items like these:

  • Choice seed and seed mixes.
  • Shepherd’s hooks and pole systems.
  • Cement birdbaths.
  • Books & field guides.
  • Artwork from local artists, including notecards and hand-thrown pottery.
  • Jewelry & gifts.
  • Gift cards are available for local use, but not for online purchases.

We’re expanding our product offerings every day, so be sure to check back often to see the latest products and promotions!