Online Birding Enthusiast Course

To become a birder, you don’t need fancy, expensive equipment. You just need your eyes, hearing, and a reasonable understanding of their behaviour. As part of this course, EcoTraining will lay the foundation for a proper understanding of Birds and Bird Behaviour.

WHY DO THE ONLINE BIRDING COURSE?

The Online Birding Enthusiast course is developed specifically to reach those who are interested in learning about bird behaviour and identification. For those who want to expand their knowledge of our feathery friends.

The course is fun and interactive and you don’t even need to leave the comforts of your home.

Bird anatomy forms an important component of the course curriculum. Under the guidance of birding experts, course participants will learn to identify a variety of bird species by their physical features, habits, and their preferred habitats.

BIRDING ENTHUSIAST COURSE FORMAT

Online participants will receive lectures from specialist birding instructors, which will include;

  • In-depth coverage of the Birding modules
  • Live Q&A session with the lecturer and other course participants
  • A birding assessment

The course comprises of twice-weekly live sessions (Mondays and Wednesdays) starting at 6 pm (CAT). A detailed course schedule will be sent to all course participants upon registration.

SUBJECTS COVERED

  • Birds Evolution, Taxonomy & Morphology
  • External Bird Anatomy
  • Internal Bird anatomy
  • Bird Physiology
  • Aspects of Bird Behaviour
  • Bird Identification: Step-by-Step
  • Key Features of Bird Families
  • Bird Identification Groupings of southern Africa

RATES

Local

International

2021R 3 9952021R 3 995
2022R 4 2002022R 4 200

YOU COULD GRADUATE WITH

  1. EcoTraining Certificate of Participation

COURSE DATES

18 October – 10 November 2021

*Please note: Registration for the Online Birding Enthusiast course will close two days before the start of the course.

Southern Yellow Billed Hornbill

For those of us who get excited about the smaller, more intricate details of the wilderness, this online birding course will ruffle your feathers – in a good way!

EcoTraining also offers a 7-day Birding in the Bush course for those who want to put their newfound knowledge (after the online course) to the test.