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Filey and Bempton Cliffs


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Register 2022-06-24 08:00 2022-06-24 16:30 UTC Filey and Bempton Cliffs

Filey and Bempton Cliffs Watch wonderful flocks of seabirds at RSPB Bempton Cliffs such as gannet, guillemot, razorbill, fulmar, kittiwake and everyone’s favourite, the puffin. We’ll then head off to Filey to visit one of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s little known reserves, Filey Dams and have a brief walk to look for birds from the cliffs. See also the Bempton above and below trip (including the Glorious Gannets cruise) on 30th July and the Bempton, skua and shearwater trip on the 30th September Price: £55 per person including refreshments (Packed lunch required). Transport available Meet me at 08:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Bempton Cliffs and Filey. 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 will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. 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.

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Filey and Bempton Cliffs

Tuesday 13 June (Full day)

Watch wonderful flocks of seabirds at RSPB Bempton Cliffs such as gannet, guillemot, razorbill, fulmar, kittiwake and everyone’s favourite, the puffin. We’ll then head off to Filey to visit one of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s little known reserves, Filey Dams and have a brief walk to look for birds from the cliffs.

See also the Bempton above and below trip (including the Glorious Gannets cruise) on 30th July and the Bempton, skua and shearwater trip on the 30th September

Price: £55 per person including refreshments (Packed lunch required).

Transport available

Meet me at 08:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road if you’d like transport to the venue.

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Bempton Cliffs and Filey.

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 will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. 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.