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Birdsong spectacular at Old Sleningford Farm


Register 2021-11-30 10:00 2021-11-30 16:00 UTC 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 bird songs. You’ll also learn some useful tools and tips which can be practised in the outdoor afternoon session. Here’s what you’ll learn on the session how and why birds sing how birds are able to make complex sounds for long periods while, seemingly, not taking a breath. the difference between songs and calls what calls are and what they are used for a few common bird songs to get you started useful tools and tips for learning birdsong at home You’ll receive a handout to support the session which includes a list of the best resources available, some of which will be used on the day. A list of birds seen and heard in the afternoon session will be provided after the course. Beginners and experienced birdwatchers welcome Price £60 per person which includes a lovely home-made lunch at Old Sleningford Farm refreshments on arrival and during the day a handout to support the session with a list of the best resources available a list of birds seen and heard on the outdoor session Contact linda@startbirding.co.uk for more information Transport Transport can be provided from outside Argos at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road on request. What to expect Lovely education centre with composting toilets and plumbed toilets on site. Easy walking in the afternoon but be prepared for some mud. You’ll need to wear sturdy footwear, layers in case of chilly weather and waterproof clothing. 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. 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.

Old Sleninford Farm, North Stainley, Ripon HG4 3JB

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 bird songs. You’ll also learn some useful tools and tips which can be practised in the outdoor afternoon session.

Here’s what you’ll learn on the session

  • how and why birds sing
  • how birds are able to make complex sounds for long periods while, seemingly, not taking a breath.
  • the difference between songs and calls
  • what calls are and what they are used for
  • a few common bird songs to get you started
  • useful tools and tips for learning birdsong at home

You’ll receive a handout to support the session which includes a list of the best resources available, some of which will be used on the day. A list of birds seen and heard in the afternoon session will be provided after the course.

Beginners and experienced birdwatchers welcome

Price

£60 per person which includes

  • a lovely home-made lunch at Old Sleningford Farm
  • refreshments on arrival and during the day
  • a handout to support the session with a list of the best resources available
  • a list of birds seen and heard on the outdoor session

Contact linda@startbirding.co.uk for more information

Transport

Transport can be provided from outside Argos at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road on request.

What to expect

Lovely education centre with composting toilets and plumbed toilets on site. Easy walking in the afternoon but be prepared for some mud. You’ll need to wear sturdy footwear, layers in case of chilly weather and waterproof clothing.

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.

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.