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Nosterfield NR and Quarry – Booking closed


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2022-08-10 09:00 2022-08-10 13:00 UTC Nosterfield NR and Quarry – Booking closed

Enjoy a summer visit to the Ure Valley and visit both Nosterfield Nature Reserve and quarry. Look for returning yellow wagtail, waders and wildfowl and resident little and barn owl. We’ll also focus on dragonflies, butterflies and wildflowers. Price £35 per person including 4 hours of guided birdwatching, close-up views through a high powered telescope, a bird list and 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 flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. There are a few hides on the reserve. Toilets are available at the quarry visitor centre and there are plenty of ‘natural’ toilet opportunities. Time stated is start and end time at the reserve. 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 Depending on the weather you may need to wear base layers, fleeces and walking trousers. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Also bring 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.

Nosterfield NR, West Tanfield HG4 5LH linda@startbirding.co.uk

Enjoy a summer visit to the Ure Valley and visit both Nosterfield Nature Reserve and quarry. Look for returning yellow wagtail, waders and wildfowl and resident little and barn owl. We’ll also focus on dragonflies, butterflies and wildflowers.

Price

£35 per person including 4 hours of guided birdwatching, close-up views through a high powered telescope, a bird list and 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 flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. There are a few hides on the reserve. Toilets are available at the quarry visitor centre and there are plenty of ‘natural’ toilet opportunities. Time stated is start and end time at the reserve.

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

Depending on the weather you may need to wear base layers, fleeces and walking trousers. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Also bring 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.