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Rodley Christmas get-together


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Register 4800-06-24 09:00 4800-06-24 13:00 UTC Rodley Christmas get-together

The last birdwatching session of 2017 will be a Christmas get-together at this very special Leeds reserve. We’ll begin the day by exploring the woodlands at the back of Rodley Park and across to Bagley then walk back to Rodley Nature Reserve. Here we’ll check out the lagoons and surrounding woodland and hedgerows for kingfisher, water rail and over-wintering birds before ending the morning with Christmas snacks and hot drinks. Bring your Christmas jumper or hat. Price £25 per person including refreshments. Packed lunch required. Transport For this trip we meet at the nature reserve but contact linda@startbirding.co.uk to discuss transport options. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground and a hill at Rodley Park. Paths could be muddy in places. Facilities are available 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 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 Nature Reserve, Moss Bridge Road, Leeds LS13 1HP linda@startbirding.co.uk
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The last birdwatching session of 2017 will be a Christmas get-together at this very special Leeds reserve. We’ll begin the day by exploring the woodlands at the back of Rodley Park and across to Bagley then walk back to Rodley Nature Reserve. Here we’ll check out the lagoons and surrounding woodland and hedgerows for kingfisher, water rail and over-wintering birds before ending the morning with Christmas snacks and hot drinks. Bring your Christmas jumper or hat.

Price

£25 per person including refreshments. Packed lunch required.

Transport

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

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground and a hill at Rodley Park. Paths could be muddy in places. Facilities are available 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

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.