Birds are everywhere. Even so, if you want to start birding, it can be hard to know where to start. Like most outdoor pursuits, this one starts with people: Find some other amateur ornithologists, and your entry into the avian world will be easy.

Birds are everywhere. Even so, if you want to start birding, it can be hard to know where to start. Like most outdoor pursuits, this one starts with people: Find some other amateur ornithologists, and your entry into the avian world will be easy.

Those in the know will share intro advice Saturday at Highbanks Metro Park during "Beginning Birding," which promises to cover the tips, tools and techniques needed to start a new, very addictive hobby. Dress warmly, and bring binoculars if you have them. The event starts at the nature center.