Welcome to Start Birding


The place to come if you’d like to learn more about birds

Thank you for stopping by to find out more about birdwatching. Whether you’re a complete beginner, or you have some experience already, you’ll find the right learning option for you here.

I offer a range of group classes each week throughout the year. Choose from 2 hour, 4 hour or full day sessions. Alternatively, book a bespoke session at a time and place to suit you.

Here’s some options for you.

  • book a place on one of my events,
  • contact me to arrange your own bespoke guided birding experience or
  • complete the form on this page to receive news on all future events and special offers. You’ll also be able to download my free information sheets on binoculars and field guides.

If you’d like to give friends or family a unique present then my birdwatching vouchers are available to buy on line.

Sign up to receive your free handouts on binoculars and field guides and advanced notice about events and offers


From the Blog


Movement and migration

The evenings are really drawing in now and, as autumn and winter are my favourite birding seasons, I’m listening with longing for the sound of

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