Songs of Woodpigeon and Collared Dove
Woodpigeon and Collared Dove songs can sound similar. Practice getting your ear in here!
Woodpigeon song is often described as sounding like 'my toe bleeds, Betty', 'take two cows, Taffy', or 'a proud Wood-pig-eon'. Perhaps you will come up with your own memorable phrase!
Collared Dove song is rather simpler than that of Woodpigeon. It is akin to a football fan chanting 'un-it-ed, un-it-ed, un-it-ed' - take a listen here.
Scottish Birdwatchers' Conference
Every year the Scottish Ornithologist's Club arrange a one-day Scottish Birdwatchers’ Conference, organised by a local branch of the SOC, in conjunction with BTO Scotland.
Bird ID (Residential, Berry Head, Devon)
Develop your bird identification skills on this weekend course for relative beginners and improvers. Expect a combination of indoor sessions covering the basics of bird identification and outdoor sessions to build your...