A Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching
March 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm| €70
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This course will cover everything you need to know to take up birdwatching as a hobby, as well as providing practical advice on making your garden more bird friendly. We will learn to identify birds by sight and by song, the Spring being a perfect time to do this. You will also learn how to choose the right binoculars and telescope as well as how to identify promising sites to go birding in your area. The day will be very interactive and will involve several walks around the 20 acre site to practice the skills we will be learning and see what birds are out there. The tutor has worked over 10 years with BirdWatch Ireland as a fieldworker, surveyor and development officer and has most recently worked as an education facilitator at the Natural History Museum of Dublin. Bring binoculars if you have them and outdoor clothing.
Our Big workshop weekend offers a range of full-day courses to choose from. You can take a single course or two courses over the weekend. Our courses always get positive feedback from participants and you will benefit from on hand expert tutors with years of experience in their field. The weekend format also offers you the opportunity to meet like-minded people and to spend some time in our gardens, orchards and woodlands in beautiful East Clare.
Bookings & Information
You can book courses online or you can telephone us on 061 921866 or 921856.
Course prices: €70 per course
10% discount for supporters
Courses are suitable for adults only.
For safety, children under 18 years are not permitted at the workshops.
Lunch & Refreshments
The Seed Savers Café will be open on each course day for lunch, serving soup, tea and coffee, and homemade cakes. The Café is vegetarian and uses organic ingredients from the gardens and orchards where possible.