Bird ID (residential)

Wryneck by Jill Pakenham
Steve Piotrowski
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 17:00 to Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 14:30
Fully booked

The complete package – gain confidence identifying birds by sight and sound, with plenty of opportunities to put what you have learned into practice.


This 4-day residential course costs £400. The price includes teaching, course materials, refreshments, packed lunches, cooked evening meals at a nearby pub Sunday–Wednesday and B&B at Westmere Farm.

Accommodation is in twin / double rooms. Please enquire if you would like a single room, which may be available for a supplement. 

A non-residential price of £275 is also available, which includes packed lunches and evening meals but not bed or breakfast. Please ask for more details, though note that there are both pre-breakfast and post-dinner activities.

Spurn Point is one of the UK's premier destinations for witnessing autumn migration! The course is timed to coincide with the arrival of winter wildfowl and thrushes, among many other species. Our new 4-day residential bird ID course is led by renowned ornithologist and accomplished tutor Steve Piotrowski. Formal taught sessions help reinforce the learning, and participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well. This course will help you build confidence identifying common migratory and resident species, and there will be several outdoor sessions, providing plenty of opportunities to put what you have learnt into practice, from the heart of an active Bird Observatory! – 01786 458021



Spurn Bird Observatory / Westmere Farm
Kilnsea Road
HU12 0UB Kilnsea , ERY
United Kingdom
East Riding of Yorkshire GB