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YWT Workshop


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Register 2022-01-18 10:00 2022-01-18 16:00 UTC YWT Workshop

YWT Birding for Beginners You’ll learn about binoculars and how to choose the best field guide in the morning session then, after lunch, you’ll be able to put your learning into practise at RSPB Fairburn Ings nature reserve. Book this beginners class via the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust via this link No transport on this occasion Meet at RSPB Fairburn Ings. What to expect Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. There are a couple of hides at the nature reserve. Toilets are available on site. 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 in the winter 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 and it is impossible to dry them out. 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.

Fairburn Ings, WF10 2BH linda@startbirding.co.uk

YWT Birding for Beginners

Sunday, 26 February at 10:00 to 16:00 

You’ll learn about binoculars and how to choose the best field guide in the morning session then, after lunch, you’ll be able to put your learning into practise at RSPB Fairburn Ings nature reserve. Book this beginners class via the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust via this link

No transport on this occasion

Meet at RSPB Fairburn Ings.

What to expect

Easy walking on flat ground but paths will be muddy in places. There are a couple of hides at the nature reserve. Toilets are available on site.

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 in the winter 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 and it is impossible to dry them out. 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.