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Nosterfield and Staveley


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Register 2021-11-30 09:00 2021-11-30 16:00 UTC Nosterfield and Staveley

Winter with the WOW factor in Yorkshire. Visit the excellent reserves at Nosterfield and Staveley on one day. Our target birds are pink-footed goose, goldeneye, water rail, willow tit, wigeon, little owl and barn owl. Price £65 per person including 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 good hides on each reserve. Toilets are available at the Nosterfield quarry visitor centre and at the local pub in Staveley. There are plenty of ‘natural’ toilet opportunities. 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 (thermal vests and leggings), 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 a scarf, gloves, hat and extra socks and gloves. 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

Winter with the WOW factor in Yorkshire. Visit the excellent reserves at Nosterfield and Staveley on one day. Our target birds are pink-footed goose, goldeneye, water rail, willow tit, wigeon, little owl and barn owl.

Price

£65 per person including 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 good hides on each reserve. Toilets are available at the Nosterfield quarry visitor centre and at the local pub in Staveley. There are plenty of ‘natural’ toilet opportunities.

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 (thermal vests and leggings), 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 a scarf, gloves, hat and extra socks and gloves.

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.