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Bird songs and calls at Woodside, Horsforth


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Register 2022-05-22 09:00 2022-05-22 11:00 UTC Bird songs and calls at Woodside, Horsforth

Explore the little known area of Clayton, Daffy and Spring Woods at Woodside in Horsforth and learn about the birds that can be seen there in the winter months. We’ll be looking for dipper, grey wagtail, kingfisher, great spotted woodpecker, lesser spotted woodpecker, treecreeper and nuthatch and learning some winter bird songs and calls. Price: £15 per person including a fully guided session, refreshments and a list of birds seen and heard on the day. Transport unavailable Meet me at 08:50 at the footpath entrance off Low Lane See here. What to expect Easy walking on relatively flat ground. Paths may be muddy. There are no hides or toilets on site. Refreshments are available 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 Wear plenty of layers and ensure you’re waterproof. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Bring a hat, gloves and a scarf. You may also need spare 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.

Low Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5NU linda@startbirding.co.uk

Explore the little known area of Clayton, Daffy and Spring Woods at Woodside in Horsforth and learn about the birds that can be seen there in the winter months. We’ll be looking for dipper, grey wagtail, kingfisher, great spotted woodpecker, lesser spotted woodpecker, treecreeper and nuthatch and learning some winter bird songs and calls.

Price: £15 per person including a fully guided session, refreshments and a list of birds seen and heard on the day.

Transport unavailable

Meet me at 08:50 at the footpath entrance off Low Lane See here.

What to expect

Easy walking on relatively flat ground. Paths may be muddy. There are no hides or toilets on site. Refreshments are available 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

Wear plenty of layers and ensure you’re waterproof. Please don’t wear jeans as they will wick moisture from low growing vegetation. Bring a waterproof coat, over-trousers and sturdy, waterproof boots. Bring a hat, gloves and a scarf. You may also need spare 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.