Wildlife Tracks, Signs and Owl Pellets - wildlife course

Fri 18/03/16 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 Who left that there? Hone your nature detective skills. Learn how to identify animal
tracks and signs and discover what owls have for dinner.You will spend part of the morning indoors looking at various feathers and dissecting owl pellets to identify the small mammal bones within. Later you will go outside with the group to look for the tracks and signs that wildlife
leave and make plaster casts of the tracks. You will discover how to identify the animal
that left them and ask those burning questions like, just what is otter spraint and did a
water vole make that latrine?
Is this course for me?
This course is designed for people who are interested in wildlife and want to learn how
to identify wildlife through the signs they leave behind.
Please arrive 10 minutes before the course is due to start
Meet at the Durngate entrance to Winnall Moors, SO23 8DX opposite the Willow Tree
pub OS grid reference SU 486 297.
Parking is available in the Durngate car park, this is a pay and display car park.
What do I need to bring?
• Bring comfortable, sturdy footwear
• Warm, weatherproof clothing