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Rodley park and woodland


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Register 2021-11-30 09:00 2021-11-30 11:00 UTC Rodley park and woodland

Take a walk through this little known area of Leeds to explore the parkland and wooded areas above Rodley and Bagley. Learn some resident bird songs and calls such as great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper, nuthatch, robin, wren and dunnock. Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport For this trip we meet at the nature reserve but contact linda@startbirding.co.uk to discuss transport options. What to expect Relatively easy walking on a hill at Rodley Park. Paths could be muddy in places. Only ‘natural’ facilities available. 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 Wear plenty of layers to keep out the chill including thermal base layers. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots, scarf, gloves and a hat. It’s advisable to bring spare gloves and socks. 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.

Rodley Park, Town Street, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1RL linda@startbirding.co.uk

Take a walk through this little known area of Leeds to explore the parkland and wooded areas above Rodley and Bagley. Learn some resident bird songs and calls such as great spotted woodpecker, treecreeper, nuthatch, robin, wren and dunnock.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

For this trip we meet at the nature reserve but contact linda@startbirding.co.uk to discuss transport options.

What to expect

Relatively easy walking on a hill at Rodley Park. Paths could be muddy in places. Only ‘natural’ facilities available.

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

Wear plenty of layers to keep out the chill including thermal base layers. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots, scarf, gloves and a hat. It’s advisable to bring spare gloves and socks.

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.