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Bird ringing demonstration

Witness Whitburn Ringing Group in action.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Watch the team bird ringing for the rare chance to see various species 'in hand' at very close quarters.

Souter's annual ringing programme supplies valuable data to the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), recording and ringing birds captured in mist nets.

This event is free. Donations are very welcome and will go directly towards caring for Souter's coastal habitats and wildlife.

Times

The basics

Suitability

Children welcome, must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Drop by and find the team at Whitburn Coastal Conservation Centre, near the lighthouse car park.

What to bring and wear

Warm clothing and sturdy footwear advised.

Accessibility

Access from the car park is flat.

Other

Please note, this event is subject to weather conditions.

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