Free birdsong walk: Gallows Hill, Otley – Full

Learn all about the birds of Gallows Hill, practise some summer birdsong and support the 2018 Otley Walking Festival. We’ll also look for dipper and kingfisher on the River Wharfe. Price Free event but booking is essential via the Otley Walking Festival website Transport No transport. Meet at Gallows Hill

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Free birdsong walk: Gallows Hill, Otley – FULL

Learn all about the birds of Gallows Hill, practise some summer birdsong and support the 2018 Otley Walking Festival. We’ll also look for dipper and kingfisher on the River Wharfe. Price Free event but booking is essential via the Otley Walking Festival website Transport No transport. Meet at Gallows Hill

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Birdsong at Ledston Luck

Friday Breakfast Club visits Ledston Luck nature reserve this week after starting the day with a bacon butty. Listen to some wonderful birdsong from resident and migrant birds. Our target birds will be willow warbler, blackcap, corn bunting and yellowhammer. Price £15 per person including a 2 hour guided session,

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St Aidan’s from Mickletown: evening walk

Join me for an evening walk around Mickletown Ings leading onto St.Aidan’s nature reserve, one of the best birdwatching areas in Leeds. We’ll be looking for cuckoo, common tern, reed warbler, sedge warbler, Cetti’s warbler, grasshopper warbler, reed bunting and perhaps we’ll catch a glimpse of a long-eared owl. Price £15 per

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Birdsong at Roundhay Gorge – Full

Join me for a guided birdsong walk around the wooded gorge adjacent to Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park. We’ll look and listen for resident woodland specialists such as nuthatch, treecreeper and great spotted woodpecker and see pick out spring migrant birds such as chiffchaff, willow warbler and blackcap. The stream may

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North Cave and Blacktoft – on line booking closed

On-line booking is closed for this event – please contact linda@startbirding.co.uk if you are interested in attending This full day wetland spectacular takes us to two of the best reserves in the Goole area, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s North Cave Wetlands and RSPB Blacktoft Sands. We’ll explore the lagoons, scrub, ridge

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Birdsong at Fairburn Ings

Friday Breakfast Club visits RSPB Fairburn Ings this week after starting the day with a bacon butty. May is a wonderful time for picking up spring migrant birds as well as some interesting breeding species in the lagoons.  We hope to see spoonbill, cuckoo and singing warbler species. Price £15

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Birdsong at Anglers Country Park

Wakefield is home to many special birdwatching venues and Anglers Country Park is one of my favourites during spring migration. This circular walk takes us through wooded and scrubland paths around a large lake. The site sits amongst farmland and is adjacent to Wintersett Reservoir. Tick off a few newly

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