Wednesday Courses


HOW BIRDS WORK with John Buckingham

The following are ONLINE ONLY events due to the Field Centre being CLOSED for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.


Wednesday evenings 7th, 14th and 21st October.

7.30 – 8.45 pm.

A look at the uniqueness and enormous variety of birds and the ways in which they exploit their environment in order to thrive and survive. We will look at their structure, flight, feathers, colours, moult, bones, beaks, feet, senses, food and digestion amongst many other topics.

At a special price of £6 for the course.

Fully Booked!

Please find details of our next course below.




with John Buckingham

A course of three superbly illustrated talks with time for questions and discussion afterwards.

Wednesday evenings 28th October, 4th & 11th November

7.30 – 8.45pm

Fee £9 per person for the course

Limited places so book your tickets now to avoid disappointment 👇

The Antidote to Winter Blues

An in-depth look at the unique and sometimes surprising movements of birds to and from often far-off locations around the globe. Birds will be migrating somewhere in nearly every month of the year. How, when and why do they undertake these hazardous journeys?

Look out for further follow-on courses:

*Breeding season (nests, eggs and young)

*Feeding and adaptations

*Feathers, colours, moult and maintenance


*Bird names and families, taxonomy and evolution.

*Numbers, distribution and survival – ‘The state of the nation’s birds’