Join local ornithologist Michael Turner to learn the basics of birdwatching and get the best out of this most enjoyable pastime. We will look at identifying birds by sight and sound and what equipment you need and more importantly don’t need. The event will begin with a guided walk of approx. 2.5 miles following local footpaths and part of the historic Bowes Railway Path. The route includes some gradients,stiles, rough grassland & some 600m. of country  road ( Birklands Lane) It will not be suitable for pushchairs or the infirm. On our return there will be an opportunity to relax in the coffee shop with drinks & refreshments to chat with Michael about birding issues. Some books & equipment will be available to view. Please bring binoculars & field guides if you have them & dress appropriately with stout footwear. 

BOOKING DETAILS. THURS. MAY 23rd 9.30am-11.30am at Birkheads Secret Gardens Car Park, COST £5 per person payable on the day. Max 15 persons Please car share if possible as parking may be restricted.



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