Bird song at Gledhow Valley Woods

Spring is almost upon us and, by this time, many of our resident birds are singing to announce their breeding territory and attract a mate. This 2 hour session will focus on bird songs and calls and we’ll be listening carefully for one of our first spring migrants, the chiffchaff,

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Nosterfield old and new

Join me for a visit to the popular North Yorkshire reserves, Nosterfield Nature Reserve and Nosterfield Quarry and explore some new places to watch birds in the area. Watch birds in comfort from hides with sheepskin lined benches and take a walk around the adjoining farmland, wetland and reedbed habitat. This could

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Swillington from Methley

After optional breakfast from 9:00 at Rivers Meet Cafe, we’ll head down Fleet Lane towards Swillington Ings for a lovely early spring walk to listen to bird songs and calls in the hedgerows and farmland. We’ll also check out the birds on the River Aire and the Aire and Calder

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Introduction to gulls

This 2 hour indoor class will help you tackle basic gull identification. You’ll learn how to identify the most common gulls in the UK in adult and immature plumages as well as some winter and spring visitors from this challenging bird family. Price £15 per person . Transport No transport. Meet

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Introduction to dippers

This 2 hour indoor class covers a year in the life of the dipper. You’ll learn about the dipper’s specialist habitat and where to find dippers in and around Leeds Price £15 per person . Transport No transport. Meet at Hollybush Conservation Centre at 19:00. What to expect Indoor sessions take

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Birds and basic tree identification

This 2 hour indoor class covers basic tree identification and highlights the special relationship birds have with particular tree species. Price £15 per person . Transport No transport. Meet at Hollybush Conservation Centre at 19:00. What to expect Indoor sessions take place in the Hollybush TCV classroom . Classes last 2

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Bird song at Rodley Nature Reserve

Weekly bird song sessions commence this Wednesday morning at Rodley Nature Reserve. Each week you’ll be able to improve your bird song identification, learn how and why birds sing and find out about all the birds that visit the reserve. Learn the resident species as they start to sing over

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Bird song walk – Breary Marsh

The winter months are a good time to start learning bird song. We’ll differentiate between robin and wren songs and listen for great tit, mistle thrush and song thrush singing in the woodland. If the weather is favourable we may be able to hear goldcrest singing and we’ll also be

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