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Roundhay Park and Gorge


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Register 2022-06-24 09:00 2022-06-24 11:00 UTC Roundhay Park and Gorge

Join me for a guided walk around the wooded gorge adjacent to Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park. We’ll look and listen for woodland specialists such as nuthatch, treecreeper and great spotted woodpecker while checking the stream for grey wagtail. The muddy end of Waterloo Lake can also provide views of shoveler, teal and cormorant. Price £15 per person including refreshments Transport available Meet me at 08:30 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 toilets at Roundhay Park but none on route. 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 The trick to keeping warm is by wearing plenty of layers and ensuring you’re waterproof. 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. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and it’s a good idea to carry spare 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.

Mansion Lane, Leeds LS8 2HH linda@startbirding.co.uk

Join me for a guided walk around the wooded gorge adjacent to Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park. We’ll look and listen for woodland specialists such as nuthatch, treecreeper and great spotted woodpecker while checking the stream for grey wagtail. The muddy end of Waterloo Lake can also provide views of shoveler, teal and cormorant.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments

Transport available

Meet me at 08:30 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 toilets at Roundhay Park but none on route.

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

The trick to keeping warm is by wearing plenty of layers and ensuring you’re waterproof. 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. Scarf, gloves and hat are essential and it’s a good idea to carry spare 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.