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Winter birding at Eccup Reservoir


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Register 2018-12-11 09:00 2018-12-11 11:00 UTC Winter birding at Eccup Reservoir

What better way to spend a winter morning than watching wildfowl and farmland birds in the beautiful countryside north of Leeds. We’ll look for pink-footed goose, goosander and grey wagtail on Eccup reservoir and red kite, buzzard, yellowhammer and tree sparrow in the surrounding habitat. Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport available Meet outside Argos at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road at 08:30. We’ll be travelling to an area where parking isn’t generally allowed. . What to expect Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Sainsbury’s in the Moor Allerton Centre. 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 including base layers on your body and legs. 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. It’s a good idea to carry 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.

Eccup Reservoir, Alwoodley, Leeds linda@startbirding.co.uk

What better way to spend a winter morning than watching wildfowl and farmland birds in the beautiful countryside north of Leeds. We’ll look for pink-footed goose, goosander and grey wagtail on Eccup reservoir and red kite, buzzard, yellowhammer and tree sparrow in the surrounding habitat.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport available

Meet outside Argos at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road at 08:30. We’ll be travelling to an area where parking isn’t generally allowed. .

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. Facilities are available at Sainsbury’s in the Moor Allerton Centre.

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 including base layers on your body and legs. 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. It’s a good idea to carry 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.