Introduction to Owl Pellet Analysis ~ FULLY BOOKED

Date/Time
Date(s) - 17 Feb 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Join us for this half day workshop gaining a better understanding of wildlife, via owl pellet analysis.

owl pellet analysisIdentifying small animal bones from owl pellets is a fascinating way to discover what owls are actually eating. It can also give us information about what kinds of small animals are in particular habitats – and is a great way to discover rarer species like the harvest mouse! The workshop is a short introduction and is intended to help participants separate and identify prey remains.

After arrival and refreshments the owl pellet analysis event will run in two parts; a short ‘classroom’ presentation followed by a practical workshop. All equipment and materials will be provided. 

Knowledge level : beginner.
 
Accompanied children welcome (aged 8+)
 
Facilitator: Aline Denton has been volunteering with Denmark Farm for more than 20 years, and has also worked for a number of other conservation organisations in Ceredigion including the Vincent Wildlife Trust and the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. She currently leads wildlife activities for community groups and volunteers around Ceredigion.
 
Places are limited to twelve participants per event and must be booked in advance.
 
No charge for this event, but donations welcome.
 
This event has been made possible through our current project “Cadw Natur Mewn Cof ~ Nature in Mind“, funded by the Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme.

You may also be interested in other wildlife and conservation workshops at Denmark Farm including: Understanding British Mammals, Field Survey TechniquesPhase 1 Habitat Survey and Needle-felt a Garden Bird please see our events calendar for more details.
 
If you’d like to make a weekend of it and stay at Denmark Farm, please enquire about availability in our self-contained Eco Lodge or Shared Dormitory
 

Bookings

This event is fully booked.

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