In this talk David Lindo, a Londoner and former Chair of the London Bird Club, explains ‘How to Be an Urban Birder’. David Lindo talks about what you need to know about birds and birding in towns and cities in the UK and overseas. He will give a brief history of urban birding in the UK. He covers the best places to look for birds in towns and cities and helps you get to know your urban birds. There are useful tips on how to attract birds to your garden and what gear you need and how to go about being an urban birder.
David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder is a broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer, public speaker and a tour leader. He is passionate about making urban dwellers notice the birds and other wildlife in their urban environments. He has also pioneered leading overseas birding tours with an urban birding element injected into his tour itineraries.
Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm.
This is one of an annual programme of 6 talks organised by the London Bird Club a section of the London Natural History Society (LNHS). The LNHS organise around a 100 events a year, most of which are free. Their free guided walks offer a fantastic opportunity to discover London’s wild areas and to learn about wildlife from experts. See http://www.lnhs.org.uk/