The Animal Kingdom

Encounter arthropods and arachnids, London's bird communities, jungle creatures, deep water survivors and more. You can also find out more about what is being done to conserve and protect them.

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  1. Wikimedia Commons - © Francis C. Franklin - Eurasian blue tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, Lancashire, UK.

    Bird identification by sound and sight

    Course Date: Sat 22 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Sometimes we hear birds before we see them. Find out more about identifying birds by sound and refresh your knowledge of the natural history of birds and what to look for to distinguish different species by sight and behaviour.

    Verity Miles, MSc, is a Zoologist and environmental campaigner, with a background in ecology, conservation and ornithology. Since studying and teaching in the Biological Sciences department of the University of Bristol, she has been working for an environmental campaigning organisation in London and managing nature reserves with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust in her spare time. She is passionate about conservation and has a particular interest in birds. As a bird ringer, Verity has experienced identifying and handling many different species and is an advocate for urban birding and engaging with wildlife in the City.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

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