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Winter Bird Identification

Location: Folly Farm, Folly Farm Centre,
BS39 4DW
Fully booked
Join Matt Collis for a day learning how to identify our winter birds at one of Avon's best birding sites.

Event details


10:00am - 4:00pm
A static map of Winter Bird Identification

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 


Know before you go


No dogs permitted


People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance


Disabled toilet
Electric car charging point

Contact us

Learning team
Contact number: 0117 917 7275