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Ardsley Reservoir


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Register 4400-06-24 09:00 4400-06-24 11:00 UTC Ardsley Reservoir

This winter visit to Ardsley Reservoir will hopefully provide plenty of wildfowl and gulls to study on the water. We’ll also check out the woodland, fields, scrub and hedgerows for resident and migrant birds. Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport Transport is available leaving at 08:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road. What to expect Some uneven ground and muddy paths but most of the paths are easy going. There are no facilities or hides on site. 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 winter cold including 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 hat are essential and you may also need 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.

Off Haigh Moor Road, WF3 1EE linda@startbirding.co.uk

This winter visit to Ardsley Reservoir will hopefully provide plenty of wildfowl and gulls to study on the water. We’ll also check out the woodland, fields, scrub and hedgerows for resident and migrant birds.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

Transport is available leaving at 08:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road.

What to expect

Some uneven ground and muddy paths but most of the paths are easy going. There are no facilities or hides on site.

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 winter cold including 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 hat are essential and you may also need 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.