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E.g., 2019-09-17

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

Wigeon - image by John Harding

Wetland Bird Survey training (1-day, WWT Castle Espie)

Led by Shane Wolsey

Learn and practise the survey methods for the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

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September 2019

Wetland Bird Survey training (1-day, WWT Castle Espie)

Learn and practise the survey methods for the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

Led by Shane Wolsey
WWT Castle Espie 78 Ballydrain Road Comber
BT23 6EA Newtownards

Fully booked

Wigeon - image by John Harding

Bird ID (Residential – Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory)

Gain confidence identifying birds by sight and sound, with plenty of opportunities to put what you have learned into practice.

Led by Steve Piotrowski
Guilford Road Sandwich Bay
CT13 9PF Sandwich

Fully booked

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory by Steffan Walton

October 2019

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

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

Led by David Hodkinson
Hundred Foot Bank Welney
PE14 9TN Wisbech

Fully booked

Ruff by Matt Latham

Skills and techniques for the Wetland Bird Survey (1-day, RSPB Mersehead)

Learn and practise wetland bird ID skills and methods for the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

Led by Ben Darvill
Sulwath Centre building
DG2 8AH Southwick

Places available

Wigeon by John Harding

Skills and techniques for the Wetland Bird Survey (1-day, Lochgilphead)

Learn and practise wetland bird ID skills and methods for the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

Led by Ben Darvill
Pier Square Ardrishaig
PA30 8DX Lochgilphead

Places available

Curlew by Jill Pakenham

November 2019

Winter bird ID and WeBS (1-day, RSPB Lodmoor, Dorset)

Improve your winter bird ID skills and discover the Wetland Bird Survey on this 1-day course.

Led by Matt Collis
Monmouth Avenue
DT3 5HZ Weymouth

Places available

Gadwall by Paul Hillion

Winter bird ID and WeBS (1-day, RNLI Appledore, Devon)

Improve your winter bird ID skills and discover the Wetland Bird Survey on this 1-day course.

Led by Matt Collis
Jubilee Road Appledore
EX39 1SB Bideford

Places available

Dunlin by Chris Mills norfolkbirding.com

Skills and techniques for the Wetland Bird Survey (1-day, Craignure, Mull)

Learn and practise wetland bird ID skills and methods for the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)

Led by Ben Darvill
Craignure
PA65 6AY Isle of Mull

Places available

Dunlin by Chris Mills norfolkbirding.com

Winter bird ID and WeBS (1-day, WWT Steart Marshes, Bridgwater)

Improve your winter bird ID skills and discover the Wetland Bird Survey on this 1-day course.

Led by Matt Collis
WWT Steart Marshes Steart Drove Stockland Bristol
TA5 2PU Bridgwater

Places available

Shoveler by M & S Johnson


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