Date Range
E.g., 2022-12-10
E.g., 2022-12-10

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

Marsh Harrier. Photograph by Sarah Kelman (Bird Photographer of the Year image)

Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Tuesdays 10am)

Led by Nick Moran, Jenny Donelan

Improve your confidence identifying the raptors that are commonly found in the UK in this two-part online course.

January 2023

Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Mondays 7pm)

Improve your confidence identifying the raptors that are commonly found in the UK in this two-part online course.

Led by Nick Moran, Jenny Donelan

Places available

Kestrel by Philip Croft

Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Tuesdays 10am)

Improve your confidence identifying the raptors that are commonly found in the UK in this two-part online course.

Led by Nick Moran, Jenny Donelan

Places available

Marsh Harrier. Photograph by Sarah Kelman (Bird Photographer of the Year image)

Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Tuesdays 7pm)

Improve your confidence identifying the raptors that are commonly found in the UK in this two-part online course.

Led by Nick Moran, Jenny Donelan

Places available

Buzzard by Philip Croft

Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Wednesdays 10am)

Improve your confidence identifying the raptors that are commonly found in the UK in this two-part online course.

Led by Nick Moran, Jenny Donelan

Places available

Red Kite by Philip Croft / BTO
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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