LECTURES

Where are some of the available lectures

THE EASY WAY TO ID GULLS PART 1

Too many immature plumages?  Fifty shades of grey gulls too much to cope with? You'll need this educational experience to help you sort out your Herring Gulls from your Lesser Black-backed Gulls even in 1st winter plumage! Simple and straightforward.  The easy way to ID gulls.

UNWRAPPING RAPTORS - AN ID GUIDE

Too distant? Too confusing? Too much bother? Well not any more! Well, some will always be too far....  This interactive guide cuts out all the chaff (not finch) to help you work out what winged menace is in the sky or perched in front of you

EH? WHAT? PARDON?

Deafened by all the sound?  Bombarded by an exploding of bird sound?  Don't understand what a field guide says for a Blackbirds song?  In this lecture you will learn you the different methods of learning song or call and even a top ten vocalisations to learn.  Plus a little test at the end...

WADING THROUGH WADERS

Getting into a Knot over your waders?  Too many legs with a flock of Godwits?  Well this lecture is designed to cut through that entanglement with clear and easy to follow identification features to use in the field.  Whether you are a landlocked birdwatcher or coastal junkie there is something for every one

BIRDWATCHING LONDON

Why is London so important for birds?  What globally treated threatened species breeds here?  What are the top five sites?  Based on the highly praised book Birdwatching London, this covers all you need to know about the capitals birds

SSSSCCCCHHHH! I'M TRYING TO SLEEP! #NOCMIG

Whilst we all sleep or enjoy some late night film, hundreds and thousands of birds will be migrating overhead.  Learn about the different species that you can hear. Learn how to record them with simple equipment.  Wonder what is missed at night that you might not see during the day.  Want Coot for your garden list?  Then try not to sleep in March!

STREAKY AND PROUD - ID GUIDE TO LARKS, PIPITS AND WAGTAILS

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SORTING SPARROWS AND FINCH FACTOR - AN IDENTIFICATION GUIDE

Perplexed by those LBJ finches?  Confused by their calls?  No idea what a Tree Sparrow sounds like?  Well this lecture will guide you through the conundrum of these two groups.  We'll focus on them via colour and include flight identification too

A TERN FOR THE WORST - TERN IDENTIFICATION

We mainly just get them for a few months a year.  Some will appear in April and then are gone by August. Some just migration through like Black Tern and thus limiting our experience.  Like the majority of all bird idenitification it is possible to identify the major with only a few features.  No longer will you need to label the most of them as Comic Terns

THE DIFFICULT DOZEN - HOW TO IDENTIFY DIFFICULT PAIRS

Struggling to sort out Cormorants from Shags?  Not sure where the ring is on a Ring-billed Gull?  Don't know you spotted Song Thrush from a Mistle Thrush.  This covers those odd pairs which frequently cause people headaches.  As ever the different vocalisations are also cover.  Please note is covers more than twelve species, its just that the difficult seventeen doesn't sound so good....

THROW AWAY YOUR BINOCULARS - IMPROVING YOUR BIRDING SKILLS

Do your field skills need a little polishing up?  Want to see more when you're out and about?  Finding it hard to use your binoculars?  No need to throw them away but using them less may improve your skills.  Fine turn your eyes, sharpen your hearing with this all encoumpusing lecture

MORE THAN JUST A DOT - WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

Finding using a camera a struggle? Are you pictures out of focus?  Camera shake affecting the image.  We'll stream through all the technical jargon and make it simple to use in this ever changing digital revolution.  We will cover your camera settings, different lens, field methods plus editing and storeing your pictures.

 

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