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Bird song at Rodley Nature Reserve


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Register February 14, 2018 9:00 am February 14, 2018 11:00 am UTC Bird song at Rodley Nature Reserve

This week is National Nest Box Week and in celebration we focus on bird song at this stunning Leeds reserve. Rodley Nature Reserve is the perfect place to learn bird song with its mixture of woodland, scrubland and wetland habitats. Improve your bird song identification, learn how and why birds sing and find out about all the birds that visit the reserve. Price £15 per person with discount for block bookings. Transport For this trip we meet at the nature reserve visitor centre at 09:00. What to expect Most of the sessions will take place outdoors but, during bad weather, we may use the reserve classroom. The reserve is on flat ground but paths could be muddy in places. Cafe and toilets are available at the reserve. 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 class 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 chill including thermal base layers. 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 a hat. It’s advisable to bring spare gloves and socks. 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.

Rodley Nature Reserve, Moss Bridge Road, Leeds LS13 1HP linda@startbirding.co.uk

This week is National Nest Box Week and in celebration we focus on bird song at this stunning Leeds reserve. Rodley Nature Reserve is the perfect place to learn bird song with its mixture of woodland, scrubland and wetland habitats. Improve your bird song identification, learn how and why birds sing and find out about all the birds that visit the reserve.

Price

£15 per person with discount for block bookings.

Transport

For this trip we meet at the nature reserve visitor centre at 09:00.

What to expect

Most of the sessions will take place outdoors but, during bad weather, we may use the reserve classroom. The reserve is on flat ground but paths could be muddy in places. Cafe and toilets are available at the reserve.

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 class 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 chill including thermal base layers. 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 a hat. It’s advisable to bring spare gloves and socks.

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.