Woodland and wetland bird ID (1-day – Hams Hall)

Bullfinch by Jill Pakenham
Improve your bird identification by sight and sound and learn how you can put your skills to good use
Thursday, May 16, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00
Level:  Beginner Improver
Event host / presenter:  Ed Drewitt
Availability:  Places available

Additional information

Improve your woodland and wetland bird identification skills on this one-day course for relative beginners and improvers. 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 common birds you can find in UK woodlands and wetlands.
  • Identification tips for a range of common birds, by sight and sound.
  • Specific guidance on distinguishing between similar-looking species.
  • A brief introduction to the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) and BirdTrack.
  • 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.

Online booking is available for this event but if you have any queries about booking a place, please email Anne.Cotton [at] bto.org or ring 01786 458021.


Hams Hall Environmental Studies Centre
10A Faraday Avenue Hams Hall Distribution Park, off Canton Lane
Coleshill , Warwickshire
United Kingdom
B46 1GA