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Become a better birder with our guides on basic birding and surveying skills, and browse our range of training courses and bird identification videos.

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NI Bird ID and BTO Projects (3 modules, Saturdays 10am)

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03 Apr 2021 to 17 Apr 2021

In an online course designed specifically for a Northern Ireland audience, improve your bird ID and birdwatching skills and learn how these can be put to good use locally in some exciting BTO-led projects.

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