Recognize mountain birds (Savoie)

Duration : 2 days

France, Northern Alps

Level : easy

from 250 € / p. from 4 to 12 persons

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Description

Let yourself be tempted by this mountain bird recognition course taking place in Savoie, in the  Maurienne valley.

"Birds have this wonderful talent to write the music of nature."

Objectives:

  • Learn to observe the main mountain species on the ground in their biotopes.
  • Know how to determine them, evaluate their populations, know their biology and their behavior.

This course is offered by the training center CIMMES, declared to the Rhône-Alpes Auvergne region under number 82 73 01239 73. It is a trademark of the Bureau Montagne des Arves.

Program

3 themes are discussed, mainly in the field but also in the classroom:

  • Some generalities on bird biology and their habitats.
  • More specific knowledge of mountain birds.
  • Mountain birds observation techniques.

4 dates to learn and observe over the seasons:

  • Winter: snowshoeing, tracks and sedentary birds.
  • Spring: hiking, songbirds.
  • Summer: hiking, subalpine and alpine birds.
  • Autumn: hiking, migratory and sedentary birds.

Supervision:

  • Daniel CARDE, ornithologist and member of the LPO.
  • Jean-Marc HERMES, mountain leader.

The price includes

  • Supervison by the mountain leader and the ornithologist.
  • Teaching fees.
  • Accomodation.
  • Meals.
  • Tourist tax.

The price does not include

  • Transport.
  • Drinks.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".

Accommodation

  • Lodge.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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