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Training courses

Bird identification. Robert Reed
Enrich your experience of birding and gain confidence in your skills

We run a wide range of courses each year around the country in a variety of venues and habitats, for beginner birders, developing surveyors and conservation professionals. Contact training@bto.org to discuss your specific needs.

Featured training event

Reed Warbler. Photograph by Graham Catley

Songbird ID (3 sessions, Tuesdays 10am)

Led by Nick Moran, Emily Cuff, Ben Darvill

Develop your songbird identification by sight and sound, and learn how to use technology to help you!

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May 2021

Songbird ID (3 sessions, Wednesdays 10am)

Develop your songbird identification by sight and sound, and learn how to use technology to help you!

Led by Nick Moran, Emily Cuff, Ben Darvill

Fully booked

Sedge Warbler. Bethan Clyne

NI Bird ID and BTO Projects (3 modules, Tuesdays 7pm)

In an online course designed specifically for a Northern Ireland audience, improve your bird ID and birdwatching skills and learn how these can be put to good use locally in some exciting BTO-led projects.

Led by Stephen Hewitt

Fully booked

Blackcap by Gary Loader
Kittiwake. Richard Jackson

Our lost seabirds – help us secure their futures

We’re developing skilled volunteers to collect the data we need to inform scientific research and policy decisions. Without your support our seabirds could be lost forever.



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