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This beginner course will guide you in getting to grips with practical bird watching field skills. Including how to choose and use binoculars, how to start learning bird songs and calls, and how to give yourself the best chance of spotting the birds in the first place!
Please book your course place directly through Field Studies Council
Book online on the Field Studies Council website and use LOCAL20 at checkout for your 20% off discount.
Sunday 4th June, 10.00-17.00
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Please email [email protected] if you have any questions
Knowledge level – Beginner. Level descriptors can be found on the following web page (Framework and Course Level Descriptors)
Prior knowledge – No prior knowledge is required
This course is next in the series of our Birds framework and is a perfect progression from our Field Ecology of Garden Birds.
This course is for anyone who is starting out on their journey into identifying birds and those wishing to build on an existing foundation.
Who should attend? Nature enthusiasts, students, rangers, early career ecologists, amateur birdwatchers
There will be some classroom based sessions covering the basics of bird anatomy, classification, ethics and observational skills before heading out into the field to practice spotting and identifying some of the varied birdlife found in the landscape around Glenmore Lodge.
The course has been carefully created by expert tutors and educators to help you continue to build and develop your knowledge and apply it within the field surrounded by like-minded individuals
The course includes:
Please contact the Glenmore Lodge office if you wish to book accommodation and meals for the duration of this course.
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