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Birdsong at Becketts Park and Queen’s Wood – Full


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April 17, 2018 9:00 am April 17, 2018 11:00 am UTC Birdsong at Becketts Park and Queen’s Wood – Full

Listen and learn woodland birdsong in Headingley. We’ll distinguish the songs and calls of treecreeper, nuthatch and great spotted woodpecker and we’ll listen for newly arrived warblers, chiffchaff and blackcap. Price: £15 per person including refreshments. Transport No transport this time – meet on Queenswood Road at the entrance to the Park area (request link). What to expect Flat, uneven ground with boggy areas. Only ‘natural’ facilities in the woodland but there are toilets in nearby Headingley. Note for beginners If you’re struggling to see birds through your binoculars, you’ll learn quickly how to use them with speed and accuracy and discover some useful techniques for watching birds in the field. You’ll also learn how to identify birds by their songs and calls.Please don’t buy binoculars especially for the trip as these can be provided on request. You’ll be able to get advice about binoculars, what to buy and the best places to make a purchase. What to wear Bring plenty of layers in case of cold weather. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. You may also need a scarf, gloves and a hat. Join me on more trips and learn about each bird’s story whether it migrates or stays in the UK the time of year when it can be seen the types of habitats preferred by different species how birds adapt to their environment.

Queenswood Road, Leeds LS6 3NL linda@startbirding.co.uk

Listen and learn woodland birdsong in Headingley. We’ll distinguish the songs and calls of treecreeper, nuthatch and great spotted woodpecker and we’ll listen for newly arrived warblers, chiffchaff and blackcap.

Price: £15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

No transport this time – meet on Queenswood Road at the entrance to the Park area (request link).

What to expect

Flat, uneven ground with boggy areas. Only ‘natural’ facilities in the woodland but there are toilets in nearby Headingley.

Note for beginners

If you’re struggling to see birds through your binoculars, you’ll learn quickly how to use them with speed and accuracy and discover some useful techniques for watching birds in the field. You’ll also learn how to identify birds by their songs and calls.Please don’t buy binoculars especially for the trip as these can be provided on request. You’ll be able to get advice about binoculars, what to buy and the best places to make a purchase.

What to wear

Bring plenty of layers in case of cold weather. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. You may also need a scarf, gloves and a hat.

Join me on more trips and learn about each bird’s story
  • whether it migrates or stays in the UK
  • the time of year when it can be seen
  • the types of habitats preferred by different species
  • how birds adapt to their environment.