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Letchmire Pastures Nature Reserve


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Register April 20, 2018 10:00 am April 20, 2018 12:00 pm UTC Letchmire Pastures Nature Reserve

After an optional breakfast from 9am we’ll birdwatch at the little known Letchmire Pastures in Allerton Bywater from 10am to noon. There will be a wide range of birds to look for including wildfowl, waders, raptors and perching birds. We’ll be practising our birdsong by listening out for skylark, reed bunting, yellowhammer, chiffchaff and newly arrived willow warblers. Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport available Meet me at 08:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground but paths may be muddy. There are no hides or facilities apart from at nearby Allerton Bywater or RSPB Fairburn Ings visitor centre. 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 Wear plenty of layers to keep out the autumn chill. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. A scarf, gloves, hat are essential. 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.

Letchmire Pastures, Station Rd, Allerton Bywater, Castleford WF10 2BW linda@startbirding.co.uk

After an optional breakfast from 9am we’ll birdwatch at the little known Letchmire Pastures in Allerton Bywater from 10am to noon. There will be a wide range of birds to look for including wildfowl, waders, raptors and perching birds. We’ll be practising our birdsong by listening out for skylark, reed bunting, yellowhammer, chiffchaff and newly arrived willow warblers.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport available

Meet me at 08:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue.

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground but paths may be muddy. There are no hides or facilities apart from at nearby Allerton Bywater or RSPB Fairburn Ings visitor centre. 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

Wear plenty of layers to keep out the autumn chill. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. A scarf, gloves, hat are essential.

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.