WBS10B17

Bird Song and Communication: Peter Holden MBE

"As spring approaches and bird song becomes more obvious we ask what does it all mean -  who is singing what can be discovered by listening and how we can learn to recognize the different songs. Also, we will briefly look at some of the other ways birds communicate with each other."

Tutor: Peter Holden MBE

"Peter Holden MBE, was a senior manager for the RSPB and devised the Big Garden Birdwatch. For many years he advised BBC’s Blue Peter and in 1994-5 he joined Bill Oddie in a BBC 1 series Bird in the Nest and more recently has contributed to Springwatch. His books include the RSPB Handbook to British Birds, the RSPB Handbook of Garden Wildlife and Birds: a Hidden World. He was awarded an MBE in 2009 for services to Nature Conservation and elected a Fellow of the RSA."