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Roundhay Park from the Lido


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Register 2022-01-18 09:00 2022-01-18 11:00 UTC Roundhay Park from the Lido

Join me for a guided walk along Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park and adjoining woodland. Target birds are nuthatch, treecreeper, great spotted woodpecker, willow tit, stock dove and lesser spotted woodpecker. We’ll also look for migrating waders and wagtails, early autumn wildfowl and migrating swallows and martins. 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 September can be a tricky month. Bring 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, hat and sunscreen and insect repellent. 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.

Lido car park, Wetherby Road, Leeds LS8 2JZ linda@startbirding.co.uk

Join me for a guided walk along Waterloo Lake at Roundhay Park and adjoining woodland. Target birds are nuthatch, treecreeper, great spotted woodpecker, willow tit, stock dove and lesser spotted woodpecker. We’ll also look for migrating waders and wagtails, early autumn wildfowl and migrating swallows and martins.

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

September can be a tricky month. Bring 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, hat and sunscreen and insect repellent.

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.