Bird ID (residential)

Ruff by Allan Drewitt
The complete package – gain confidence identifying birds by sight and sound, with plenty of opportunities to put what you have learned into practice. The location provides us with the perfect opportunity to concentrate on waders and coastal birds.
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 17:00 to Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 14:30

Event times

Friday 17th - 17:00 to Sunday 19th - 14:30
Level:  Beginner Improver
Event host / presenter:  Steve Piotrowski
Availability:  Fully booked


Our weekend residential courses in 2018 cost £250. The price includes teaching, materials, refreshments and full board and lodgings from a cooked evening meal on Friday to packed lunch on Sunday. Entry fees to reserves are not included so don't forget to bring any relevant membership cards.

A non-residential price of £170 is also available, which includes packed lunches and evening meals but not bed or breakfast. Please ask for more details, though note that there are both pre-breakfast and post-dinner activities.

Booking contact details:  anne.cotton [at] – 01786 458021

Additional information

This excellent venue offers access to a huge range of birds, habitats and reserves. Led by renowned ornithologist and accomplished tutor Steve Piotrowski, the course will start with visual identification of common species, with a particular focus on waders in the Morecambe Bay area. There will be several outdoor sessions, with plenty of opportunities to build your confidence identifying birds in their natural habitats! Formal taught sessions help reinforce the learning and participants are encouraged to learn from each other as well.


Castle Head Field Centre Grange over Sands , Cumbria
United Kingdom
LA11 6QT