Fairburn Ings from Lin Dyke

Join me for (optional) breakfast before a lovely morning walk at RSPB Fairburn Ings reserve. This time we’ll be exploring the paths and lagoons around the Lin Dyke area looking for early signs of spring courtship. As well as resident birds, we’ll be listening for the first returning chiffchaff and sand

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Swillington from Methley

After optional breakfast from 9:00 at Rivers Meet Cafe, we’ll head down Fleet Lane towards Swillington Ings for a lovely early spring walk to listen to bird songs and calls in the hedgerows and farmland. We’ll also check out the birds on the River Aire and the Aire and Calder

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Fairburn Ings from Cut Road

This week’s Friday breakfast walk will explore Fairburn Ings from the Cut Road entrance in the Village of Fairburn. This gives us a great chance of seeing the resident kingfishers as well as fabulous views of the main bay. Here we’ll look for winter wildfowl including smew, goosander, spinning shoveler

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Summer Yorkshire Wildlife Safari

Start Birding teams up with Yorkshire Coast Nature once more to bring you a wonderful summer safari in North and East Yorkshire. You will discover a wide range of wildlife from orchids and butterflies to seabirds and birds of prey. In the Yorkshire Wolds and North York Moors National Park we will be visiting some wonderful wild

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The Leeds Birdfair

Start Birding and Rodley Nature Reserve in partnership Start Birding and Rodley Nature Reserve join forces once again to bring you the 4th Leeds Birdfair on Saturday 22nd June. This is a celebration of the wildlife and green spaces of Leeds. Our aims are to include as many local groups

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Birdsong spectacular at Old Sleningford Farm

If you’ve always wanted to learn birdsong then this is the day for you. Birdsong is at its peak in May with both resident and migrant birds singing. On this full day workshop, you’ll spend a half day in the classroom learning about this amazing phenomenon along with some common

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Newmillerdam

Discover the wildlife of the lake, woodland and scrubland of Newmillerdam Country Park. We’ll look for water birds, green woodpecker, great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper, nuthatch, redpoll, siskin and crossbills on this 4 hour trip. Price £35 per person including birdwatching guide, transport, refreshments and a list of birds seen and

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