Autumn (Migrant) Bird Identification

Date(s) - 19 Oct 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Welsh Wildlife Centre


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Description: Bob and Annie Haycock deliver an introduction to autumn birds associated with Teifi Marshes reserve.  The course will cover general ecology; the annual cycle of these species; how to observe them and how to record them. It will also include watching and caring for garden birds and how you can contribute records to surveys such as the Garden Bird-watch scheme and BirdTrack.

Autumn bird

The course will commence with an indoors presentation to introduce the subject, followed by field observations in the nature reserve at the Wildlife Centre. We will return to the centre to enter records of species encountered outdoors to an on-line Website.  


Participants should bring binoculars.

NB weather may affect order and timing of planned activities

 Bookings: Cost is £25 per person. Please contact Sharon Davies at The Welsh Wildlife Centre on 01239 621600. We would ask you to please book by 12th October.


Other items to consider for the  course:

  • Book / pencil (useful)
  • Camera (if you wish) to take advantage of possible photographic opportunities;
  • Stout footwear / walking boots and / or Wellington boots;
  • General outdoor clothing, including warm, waterproof outer garments such as a waterproof jacket with hood and over-trousers.