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Whether you’re a complete beginner, or you have some experience already, I hope you’ll find something of interest. July and August is a great time to learn how to identify swift, swallows and martins. Download this swift swallow and martin guide for tips. Browse the menu above to learn more about classes, events and birding in Leeds.

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0 All Booked All Booked All Booked 2184 Christmas at Fairburn Ings https://www.startbirding.co.uk/event/fairburn-visitor-2/?event_date=2018-12-14&reg=1 https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr 2018-12-14
14 Dec, 18
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15 Dec, 18
0 All Booked All Booked All Booked 2187 Happy Christmas from Start Birding https://www.startbirding.co.uk/event/christmas-voucher/?event_date=2018-12-25&reg=1 https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr 2018-12-25
25 Dec, 18

From the Blog

It’s wader-tastic August!

Well, I said goodbye to my little house martin on the last day of July and it flew away, without looking back, towards an area

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