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Birdsong at Lindley Wood – Booking closed


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2021-11-30 09:00 2021-11-30 13:00 UTC Birdsong at Lindley Wood – Booking closed

Spend the morning in the stunning Washburn Valley looking and listening for pied and spotted flycatcher, redstart, whitethroat, garden warbler, common sandpiper, grey wagtail, dipper and goosander. Price: £35 per person including a 4 hour guided session, close-up views through a high powered telescope, a bird list and free 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 flatish ground but paths will be muddy in places. No facilities but ‘natural’ toilets are available. 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) and a fleece depending on the weather. Wear walking trousers, not 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.

Lindley Wood Reservoir linda@startbirding.co.uk

Spend the morning in the stunning Washburn Valley looking and listening for pied and spotted flycatcher, redstart, whitethroat, garden warbler, common sandpiper, grey wagtail, dipper and goosander.

Price: £35 per person including a 4 hour guided session, close-up views through a high powered telescope, a bird list and free 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 flatish ground but paths will be muddy in places. No facilities but ‘natural’ toilets are available.

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) and a fleece depending on the weather. Wear walking trousers, not 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.