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Friends of Gallows Hill birdsong walk


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2022-05-22 09:00 2022-05-22 11:00 UTC Friends of Gallows Hill birdsong walk

Join me and the Friends of Gallows Hill in Otley for a wonderful birdsong walk. Learn the songs of blackcap, willow warbler, whitethroat, chiffchaff and many resident birds. We will also look for dipper, grey wagtail and kingfisher on the River Wharfe. Price Free walk – contact Friends of Gallows Hill to book Transport Transport is available from 08:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road. What to expect Easy walking on made up paths. Be prepared for muddy ground. There are no toilets on site but toilets are available on the nearby Stephen Smith’s garden 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 Bring layers and waterproof outer clothing including over-trousers and sturdy boots. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring water, sunscreen and insect repellent 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.

Gallows Hill, Otley LS21 1HL linda@startbirding.co.uk

Join me and the Friends of Gallows Hill in Otley for a wonderful birdsong walk. Learn the songs of blackcap, willow warbler, whitethroat, chiffchaff and many resident birds. We will also look for dipper, grey wagtail and kingfisher on the River Wharfe.

Price

Free walk – contact Friends of Gallows Hill to book

Transport

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

What to expect

Easy walking on made up paths. Be prepared for muddy ground. There are no toilets on site but toilets are available on the nearby Stephen Smith’s garden 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

Bring layers and waterproof outer clothing including over-trousers and sturdy boots. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring water, sunscreen and insect repellent

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.