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

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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 or ring 01786 458021.

25 November 2019, 10:00   to   16:00
WWT Steart Marshes
Steart Drove
Stockland Bristol
United Kingdom
One-day course fee £ 60.00

Custom fields for events

Event Custom Fields
Event Host / Presenter Matt Collis
Event Topics Bird Identification, Wetland Bird Survey
Training Programme Yes
Experience Level Beginner, Improver

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