Identifying Ireland's wetland birds (in conjunction with Birdwatch Ireland and Bord na Móna)

Saturday, 10 November 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GST]

Kilcormac Killoughey GAA Club, Kilcormac, County Offaly, R42 KX52 , Ireland

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Standard Attendee PARTIAL APPROVAL - €30.00

Beginner & intermediate recorders; birdwatchers

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Student PARTIAL APPROVAL - €20.00

Students can partake in this workshop at a reduced rate of €20. This requires that a student be prepared to show an student identification card upon request.

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Saturday, 10 November 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM [GST]

Workshop Leader: Dick Coombes

Venue: Kilcormac & Killoughy GAA Club, Offaly

Date: Saturday, 10th November

Time: 10:00 - 16:00 (fieldwork included)

Audience: Veginner and intermediate recorders; birdwatchers

Fee: €30 standard; €20 student

 

Participants will be welcomed to this workshop with an introduction to our winter wetland birds in Ireland. You will take home insights into the biology of various species, aspects of wetland bird ecology and their conservation threats. The talk will however focus on identification in the field, looking at wetland bird plumages and how and where to find and observe these animals in Ireland. Following this theoretical introduction in the morning, we will make the short journey into Lough Boora Discovery Park which contains rich wetland habitat, perfect for exercising one’s avian identification skills.

National Biodiversity Data Centre

http://www.biodiversityireland.ie

National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Co. Waterford

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