Wetland bird ID and WeBS (1-day, WWT Welney)

Ruff by Matt Latham
David Hodkinson
Monday, October 7, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
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 wetland birds at this fabulous location for a range of waterbirds. 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.

This course is now fully booked but if you would like to be added to a waiting list, please email Anne.Cotton [at] bto.org or ring 01786 458021.



Welney Wetland Centre
Hundred Foot Bank Welney
PE14 9TN Wisbech , NFK
United Kingdom
Norfolk GB