Spring bird ID (1-day, Somerset Levels)
- Matt Collis
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00
- Places available
Develop your identification skills and discover how they can be put to good use in a BTO bird survey
Develop your bird identification skills on this one day course for beginners. With a focus on birds of wetland habitats, learn more about our breeding birds in this wonderfully diverse lowland area. Expect a combination of indoor sessions covering the basics of bird ID 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 find in southern Britain during the breeding season, and where to look for them.
- Identification pointers for a range of common breeding birds, by both sight and sound.
- Specific guidance on how to distinguish between similar-looking and -sounding woodland and wetland species.
- An introduction to BTO's bird recording schemes and the value of taking part.
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.