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Bempton above and below (including diving gannets)


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Register 2019-07-28 07:00 2019-07-28 16:30 UTC Bempton above and below (including diving gannets)

Study our largest seabird both on the sea and at their breeding grounds by taking a 3 hour cruise on the Yorkshire Belle out of Bridlington with the RSPB followed by a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs. You’ll be able to watch gannets diving for fish and also tending their chicks on the tiny ledges at Bempton. You’ll also be able to see beautiful puffins through a high powered telescope as well as guillemots, razorbills, fulmars and kittiwakes. Price: This Bempton Above and Below session is £79 per person including travel, 3 hour cruise, guided birdwatching on the cliffs, refreshments and a list of birds seen and heard on the day. Please bring your RSPB membership cards. (Packed lunch required). Transport available Meet me at 07:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue. What to expect Three hour cruise from Bridlington Harbour (toilets available on the Yorkshire Belle). Short cafe stop in Bridlington followed by a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs with easy walking on flat ground. Paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Bempton Cliffs. Start time is from Leeds, end time is from Bempton Cliffs. 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 You may need to wear base layers (thermal vests and leggings) depending on the weather. Bring a fleece and walking trousers. Please don’t wear jeans as they are impossible to dry out if they get wet. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots, scarf, gloves, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and plenty of water. 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.

RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Cliff Ln, Bempton, Bridlington YO15 1JF linda@startbirding.co.uk
Bempton above and below glorious gannets

Study our largest seabird both on the sea and at their breeding grounds by taking a 3 hour cruise on the Yorkshire Belle out of Bridlington with the RSPB followed by a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs. You’ll be able to watch gannets diving for fish and also tending their chicks on the tiny ledges at Bempton. You’ll also be able to see beautiful puffins through a high powered telescope as well as guillemots, razorbills, fulmars and kittiwakes.

Price: This Bempton Above and Below session is £79 per person including travel, 3 hour cruise, guided birdwatching on the cliffs, refreshments and a list of birds seen and heard on the day. Please bring your RSPB membership cards. (Packed lunch required).

Transport available

Meet me at 07:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue.

What to expect

Three hour cruise from Bridlington Harbour (toilets available on the Yorkshire Belle). Short cafe stop in Bridlington followed by a visit to RSPB Bempton Cliffs with easy walking on flat ground. Paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Bempton Cliffs. Start time is from Leeds, end time is from Bempton Cliffs.

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

You may need to wear base layers (thermal vests and leggings) depending on the weather. Bring a fleece and walking trousers. Please don’t wear jeans as they are impossible to dry out if they get wet. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots, scarf, gloves, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and plenty of water.

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.