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St Aidan’s from Mickletown Ings


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Register 2022-05-22 19:00 2022-05-22 21:00 UTC St Aidan’s from Mickletown Ings

Take a spring evening walk in the Lower Aire Valley and discover the birds of Mickletown Ings and St Aidan’s. Here we’ll listen to the songs of resident woodland, reedbed and scrubland birds including sedge warbler, reed warbler, Cetti’s warbler, reed bunting and, hopefully, cuckoo. Learn the difference between sand martin, house martin, swallow and swift. Price: £15 per person including refreshments. Transport available Leaving at 18:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds ring road. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground. Most paths are well made but some areas will be muddy after rain. There are no hides on site and only natural toilets. Refreshments are available at the end of the walk. 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 and waterproof clothing. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring sturdy, waterproof boots. You may need 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.

Pit Lane, Methley, Leeds LS26 9JF linda@startbirding.co.uk

Take a spring evening walk in the Lower Aire Valley and discover the birds of Mickletown Ings and St Aidan’s. Here we’ll listen to the songs of resident woodland, reedbed and scrubland birds including sedge warbler, reed warbler, Cetti’s warbler, reed bunting and, hopefully, cuckoo. Learn the difference between sand martin, house martin, swallow and swift.

Price: £15 per person including refreshments.

Transport available

Leaving at 18:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds ring road.

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground. Most paths are well made but some areas will be muddy after rain. There are no hides on site and only natural toilets. Refreshments are available at the end of the walk.

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 and waterproof clothing. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring sturdy, waterproof boots. You may need 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.