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Bird song in the Meanwood Valley


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Register 2022-06-24 09:00 2022-06-24 11:00 UTC Bird song in the Meanwood Valley

The Meanwood Valley will be full of the sounds of bird songs and calls if the weather is favourable in mid-February. Look and listen for stock dove, nuthatch, treecreeper, great spotted woodpecker, goldcrest, grey wagtail and kingfisher as well as siskin and redpoll in nearby alders. 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. 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.

Green Road, Meanwood LS6 4LE linda@startbirding.co.uk

The Meanwood Valley will be full of the sounds of bird songs and calls if the weather is favourable in mid-February. Look and listen for stock dove, nuthatch, treecreeper, great spotted woodpecker, goldcrest, grey wagtail and kingfisher as well as siskin and redpoll in nearby alders.

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. 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.