Discovering British Birds Evening Course
About the event
During a series of evening classes, learn how to confidently identify Britain’s birds by sight and sound, or add to your knowledge with lots of hints and tips.
Enjoy evening presentations using high quality images and sound. Species will be compared and identified by plumage, size, shape, and sound as we discover Britain’s birds.
The titles below are to be used as a guide only, and sessions will merge into one another dependent skill levels and discussion in the group.
Class 1: Introduction to bird identification and beginning with wildfowl.
Class 2: Waterbirds
Class 3: Gulls & Terns
Class 4: Waders
Class 5: Gamebirds & Raptors
Class 6: Little Brown Jobs
By the end of the course it is expected that you will have:
- Gained confidence in identifying Britain’s birds.
- Learned new skills to help identify Britain’s birds.
- Gained an understanding of the birding year and when is the best time to see certain species.
This six week evening course runs from Friday 18th October to Friday 29th November (excluding 8th November) from 6.30 to 8.30 pm. It is suitable for beginners and improvers.
Led by Simon Ginnaw, Ornithologist. Simon has been birding for over 20 years, regularly undertakes bird surveys, is an international birdwatching guide, and teaches a number of bird-related courses.