Course: Winter Bird Identification

Avon Wildlife Trust

Stowey, Pensford, Bristol
24th January 2020

learning@avonwildlifetrust.org.uk 0117 917 7275 Learning Team

Cost: £45.00

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology, environmental education


Join Matt Collis for a day learning how to identify our winter birds at one of Avon's best birding sites.

About the event

Improve your winter bird ID skills on this one day course for both beginners and improvers. With a focus on waterfowl and waders, discover more about our county’s winter birds at one of Avon's best winter sites. Expect a combination of an indoor introduction at our education centre, Folly Farm and outdoor practicals out at Chew Valley lake.

Course outline:

  • An introduction to the winter birds you can expect to see in Avon and their favoured habitats
  • Learn how to identify common winter birds by both sight and sound
  • Learn how to begin to distinguish between similar looking winter waders and waterfowl
  • Discover more about one of Avon’s best birding sites

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