Secret Life of Birds Experience Day

Secret Life of Birds Experience Day

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Discover the world of birds at CAT on a fascinating and knowledge packed day.

Become more familiar with a number of our favourite bird species and explore ways of helping them thrive in this knowledge-packed day out with CAT’s ecology team. You’ll explore everything from bird language and habitats to how you can support birds and other wildlife to thrive in your own garden.

Event information

  • Group sizes are kept to a maximum of 10 adults and there’s plenty of outdoor space to help keep everyone safe.
  • Price: adult £60, adult member £50, child under 16 £30
  • Appropriate footwear and clothing required for a day out in nature. If you have binoculars then there’s no harm in keeping them on hand but this isn’t essential.
  • This day is brilliant for adults of all ages and older children (14 and up) with a love of birds and nature.

About the day

09:30  Begin the day with a guided tour of CAT’s varied habitats and explore how the dedicated ecology team at CAT manage our woodlands, scrubland, meadow, ponds and gardens to help wildlife thrive and support a rich variety of bird species. Keep an eye out for signs and sounds of birds, hunt for nest holes and discuss nest box tips and tricks along the way.

11:00 – Enjoy a delicious slice of cake and coffee in one of CAT’s beautiful locations (location of the break is weather dependent).

11:30 – Delve into the world of bird territories and develop the tools to understand how birds can communicate with each other.

12:45 – Hearty vegetarian lunch in the CAT café made with plenty of homegrown goodies.

13:45 – Learn about how to give wildlife a home in the garden or other green spaces. This practical hands-on session will explore how integrating food sources, water and shelter can transform outdoor spaces into wildlife-friendly havens that will attract a variety of bird species.

15:30 – Time for more cake. You deserve it!

16:00 – Build a bird box to take home! A simple bird box is easy and fun to build and will give you and your local bird species the perfect take-home gift.

17:00 – Depart


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We all know that 2021 is likely to be an unpredictable year. In the event of being unable to attend due to legal restrictions and lock-downs, tickets will be fully refunded.

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