Upland Bird ID Workshop – Mendips

may, 2019

18may7:00 am11:00 amUpland Bird ID Workshop - Mendips

Event Details



There’s more to the birds we encounter on a day in the hills than just “Little Brown Jobs”. Join Alex on a guided walk and learn about the types of bird present in our hills, moorlands and mountains.


This workshop will cover:


  • Methods to identify birds common to upland environments, namely by sight and sound


  • How different habitats influence what species we might see and where


  • The impact of seasonality on birds


  • Conservation issues surrounding our feathered friends.


This workshop is orientated towards anyone operating in the upland environment under a professional leadership context; award holders and trainees alike. However, it is also suitable for those wishing to simply increase their own personal understanding of birds.


We will be out for around 3-4 hours. An ‘aide memoire’ will be distributed electronically after the event. This workshop is eligible for MTA, AMI and BAIML CPD points




Come suitably dressed for a morning on the hill with personal food and drink. Bring binoculars if you have them, a notepad and pen.




(Saturday) 7:00 am - 11:00 am


Burrington Combe car park on B3134 (ST 476 587).

Burrington, BS40 7AU


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