Winter bird ID and WeBS (1-day, WWT Steart Marshes, Bridgwater)

Shoveler by M & S Johnson
Level
Beginner/Improver
Presenter
Matt Collis
Date
Monday, November 25, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
Places
A few places left

Improve your winter bird ID skills and discover the Wetland Bird Survey on this 1-day course.

Improve your winter bird ID skills and learn about the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) on this one day course for relative beginners and improvers. With a focus on waterfowl and waders, discover more about our winter birds at this great winter birding site. Expect a combination of indoor sessions covering the basics of bird identification and outdoor sessions to build your confidence in the field.

This course aims to provide you with the following:

  • An overview of the birds you can expect to see in the UK in winter, and the habitats in which to look for them.
  • Identification pointers for a range of common winter birds.
  • Specific guidance on how to distinguish between similar-looking winter waders and waterfowl.
  • An introduction to the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) and how it works.

This 1-day course costs £60. The price includes teaching, course materials and refreshments. Please bring a packed lunch.

Online booking is available for this event but if you have any queries about booking a place, please email Anne.Cotton [at] bto.org or ring 01786 458021.

Website
https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/steart-marshes

Location

WWT Steart Marshes
WWT Steart Marshes Steart Drove Stockland Bristol
TA5 2PU Bridgwater , SOM
United Kingdom
Somerset GB