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St Aidan’s from Methley


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Register 2022-05-22 19:00 2022-05-22 21:00 UTC St Aidan’s from Methley

St Aidan’s from Methley Take advantage of the long summer evenings and have a walk around RSPB St Aidan’s. This special site continues to amaze us with its list of birds. We’ll listen for booming bittern and look for bearded tits and lots of other breeding birds. There will still be some bird songs to listen to and you’ll be able to learn the difference between swifts, swallows and martins. Price: £15 per person including refreshments. Transport available Meet me at 18:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds ring road if you’d like transport to the venue. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground. There are no hides on site and facilities are quite a walk away. Natural toilets are available. Refreshments are provided at the end of the walk. 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 Even summer evenings can be cold. Bring plenty of layers with you. 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 you also may need sun screen 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.

RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park, Leeds LS26 8AL linda@startbirding.co.uk

St Aidan’s from Methley

Tuesday, 27 June at 19:00 to 21:00

Take advantage of the long summer evenings and have a walk around RSPB St Aidan’s. This special site continues to amaze us with its list of birds. We’ll listen for booming bittern and look for bearded tits and lots of other breeding birds. There will still be some bird songs to listen to and you’ll be able to learn the difference between swifts, swallows and martins.

Price: £15 per person including refreshments.

Transport available

Meet me at 18:00 at the Moor Allerton Centre on the Leeds ring road if you’d like transport to the venue.

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground. There are no hides on site and facilities are quite a walk away. Natural toilets are available. Refreshments are provided at the end of the walk.

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

Even summer evenings can be cold. Bring plenty of layers with you. 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 you also may need sun screen 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.