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Hawksworth Woods -FULL


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May 16, 2018 7:00 pm May 16, 2018 9:00 pm UTC Hawksworth Woods -FULL

Take a lovely evening walk around Hawksworth Wood in Horsforth this spring. We’ll look for nuthatch, great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper and sparrowhawk in the woodland and kingfisher and dipper on the stream Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport No transport available for this trip. Park on Hawksworth Road and meet at the entrance to the wood at the bottom of Butcher Hill What to expect Easy walking on flat ground but be prepared for mud. There are no hides and no facilities apart from ‘natural’ toilets. Refreshments are provided at the end of the walk. 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 Spring evenings can be very cool so bring plenty of layers and ensure you’re waterproof. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and it’s a good idea to carry sunscreen and insect repellent. 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.

Hawksworth Rd, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4JJ linda@startbirding.co.uk

Take a lovely evening walk around Hawksworth Wood in Horsforth this spring. We’ll look for nuthatch, great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper and sparrowhawk in the woodland and kingfisher and dipper on the stream

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

No transport available for this trip. Park on Hawksworth Road and meet at the entrance to the wood at the bottom of Butcher Hill

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground but be prepared for mud. There are no hides and no facilities apart from ‘natural’ toilets. Refreshments are provided at the end of the walk.

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

Spring evenings can be very cool so bring plenty of layers and ensure you’re waterproof. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and it’s a good idea to carry sunscreen and insect repellent.

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.