Course: Autumn Bird Identification

Avon Wildlife Trust

23rd October 2020 0117 917 7275 Learning Team

Cost: £50

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Improve your bird ID skills on this one-day course for both beginners and improvers. With a focus on woodland habitat, discover more about our counties resident and migrant birds as we explore a great place to see birds in the city. Expect a combination of an indoor introduction and outdoor practicals.

Learning outcomes:

  • An introduction to the identifying birds, both common and rare, by sight and sound during Autumn
  • Obtain key tips on how to distinguish between similar looking & sounding birds
  • Learn and practice ID techniques with a guide
  • Discover how your sightings can directly contribute to local conservation efforts

This course will be delivered by Matt Collis at Grow Wilder (formerly Feed Bristol), our inspiring six-acre wildlife gardening hub, where people and wildlife thrive in a productive setting. The wildlife nursery will also be open for those who wish to buy some plants.

Please help to protect our staff and others on this course by not attending if you or anyone in your household is feeling ill or have symptoms of Covid-19 (A temperature; a new, continuous cough and/or the loss of taste or smell).

How we are addressing issues associated with COVID-19 on every Adult Learning course.

  • We have fully revised our risk assessments to adhere to the Government issued COVID 19 guidelines.
  • All surfaces and any equipment will be fully sanitized prior to each course.
  • Hand washing and the use of hand sanitizers will be required on arrival and throughout the day.
  • There will be a maximum of 10 delegates on this course.
  • We will maximise the amount of time spent outside.
  • Classroom seating will be set up ensuring the 1 metre + distancing rules are met.
  • The tutor will retain a 2 metre + distance from the delegates. In the cases where this is not possible, a face covering will be worn.
  • Delegates must bring their own packed lunch, water bottle/hot drink and cup. 
  • We request that delegates notify us if they develop symptoms up to 14 days after attending this course so that staff and other course delegates can be notified.

Book your place here.

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