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St Aidan’s from Methley


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Register 2022-05-22 10:00 2022-05-22 12:00 UTC St Aidan’s from Methley

Friday Breakfast Club visits RSPB St Aidan’s this week after starting the day with a bacon butty at Rivers Meet Cafe. Autumn migration continues and numbers of wildfowl and waders will be increasing. Look for winter swans, geese and ducks on the lagoons, waders around the edge and small flocks of skylark and pipit on the ridge and furrow. This week we approach the reserve from Methley. Price £15 per person including refreshments. Transport Transport is available leaving at 08:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road. Otherwise meet for optional breakfast at 09:00 at Rivers Meet Cafe in Methley or at 09:50 outside the cafe to walk to the reserve. What to expect Easy walking on made up paths. Be prepared for muddy ground. Toilets are available at the St Aidan’s visitor centre however this is a long walk. There are plenty of ‘natural’ facilities. 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 or bring plenty of layers and waterproof clothing. 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 are essential. 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.

102 Leeds Rd, Methley, Leeds LS26 9EP linda@startbirding.co.uk

Friday Breakfast Club visits RSPB St Aidan’s this week after starting the day with a bacon butty at Rivers Meet Cafe. Autumn migration continues and numbers of wildfowl and waders will be increasing. Look for winter swans, geese and ducks on the lagoons, waders around the edge and small flocks of skylark and pipit on the ridge and furrow. This week we approach the reserve from Methley.

Price

£15 per person including refreshments.

Transport

Transport is available leaving at 08:00 from the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds outer ring road. Otherwise meet for optional breakfast at 09:00 at Rivers Meet Cafe in Methley or at 09:50 outside the cafe to walk to the reserve.

What to expect

Easy walking on made up paths. Be prepared for muddy ground. Toilets are available at the St Aidan’s visitor centre however this is a long walk. There are plenty of ‘natural’ facilities.

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 or bring plenty of layers and waterproof clothing. 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 are essential.

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.