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Bird song at Meanwood Park


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Register 2022-01-18 09:00 2022-01-18 11:00 UTC Bird song at Meanwood Park

Bird song at Meanwood Park Meanwood Park will be full of the sounds of bird song by late April. Listen for stock dove, nuthatch, treecreeper, blackcap, willow warbler and chiffchaff and look for great spotted woodpecker, grey wagtail and kingfisher. We’ll also visit Tetley Fields to look for common whitethroat. Don’t miss this wonderful spring trip. Price: £15 per person including refreshments. Transport No transport available for this trip – meet at the car park on Green Road, Meanwood. What to expect Some uneven ground and muddy paths. There are toilets and a cafe at Meanwood park but only ‘natural’ facilities in the woodlands 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 plenty of layers in case of cold weather. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation and it is impossible to dry them out. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and you also may need sun screen 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.

Park at Meanwood Park, Meanwood, LS6 4LE linda@startbirding.co.uk

Bird song at Meanwood Park

Tuesday, 25 April at 9:00 to 11:00

Meanwood Park will be full of the sounds of bird song by late April. Listen for stock dove, nuthatch, treecreeper, blackcap, willow warbler and chiffchaff and look for great spotted woodpecker, grey wagtail and kingfisher. We’ll also visit Tetley Fields to look for common whitethroat. Don’t miss this wonderful spring trip.

Price: £15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

No transport available for this trip – meet at the car park on Green Road, Meanwood.

What to expect

Some uneven ground and muddy paths. There are toilets and a cafe at Meanwood park but only ‘natural’ facilities in the woodlands

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 plenty of layers in case of cold weather. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation and it is impossible to dry them out. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and you also may need sun screen 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.