Ringing birds is a very rewarding pastime and you are contributing to our understanding of the ever changing natural world. To be a bird ringer takes time, dedication, commitment and early morning starts and sacrifice. Not all ringers can train. You can make a first approach by contacting a ringing trainer near you via the web page below. It best if you arrange a taster session so you can understand the very heavy commitment necessary, including very early mornings, frequent weekly, as a minimum, ringing sessions and note there is usually no early public transport available.