Wetland bird ID and WeBS (1-day – GWT Magor Marsh)

Snipe by Liz Cutting
Level
Beginner/Improver
Presenter
Ed Drewitt
Date
Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
Places
Fully booked

Improve your wetland bird identification skills and discover the Wetland Bird Survey

Improve your wetland bird identification 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 wetland birds at this excellent site for wetland birds. 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 UK wetlands.
  • Identification pointers for a range of common wetland birds.
  • Specific guidance on distinguishing between similar-looking waders and waterfowl.
  • An introduction to the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) and how it works.
  • Opportunity to practice your identification skills in the field.

This 1-day course costs £60. The price includes teaching, course materials, entry fees and refreshments during the day. 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
http://www.gwentwildlife.org/reserves/magor-marsh-sssi

Location

GWT Magor Marsh
Whitewall Magor
NP26 3DD Caldicot , MON
United Kingdom
Monmouthshire GB

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