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Guided bird walk & the forgotten bird man

Sunday, 16 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Please check with the event organiser before making a special trip to this event.

Guided bird walk & the forgotten bird man in the Land of Oak & Iron
Price: 
£9.60 per person

Discover the variety of bird life around this area and find out who the forgotten bird man was.

Local ornithologist Michael Turner will lead this guided walk highlighting the variety of birds that can be seen and heard in the lower Derwent Valley. As well as the famous red kites, you may see see buzzard, kingfisher, dipper, tree sparrow, grey wagtail and jay.

Michael will also give a fascinating account of the findings of local ornithologist and former Crowley employee Thomas Robson, 1812-1884.

Please bring binoculars if you have them and dress appropriately with stout footwear. No dogs please.

Venue Address: 
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre and café shrub
Spa Well Road
Winlaton Mill
NE21 6RU
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