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Sun, 30 Jul


Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

Morning Guided Bird Walk

Local ornithologist Michael Turner will lead the walk through this rich landscape and help you identify the many different bird species by sight and sound.

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Morning Guided Bird Walk
Morning Guided Bird Walk

Time & Location

30 Jul 2023, 09:00 – 11:00

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK


About the Event

Summer is a great time to enjoy the delights of bird watching in the lower Derwent Valley.

Start your day off with local ornithologist Michael Turner on the next of our popular guided bird walks through this rich and diverse landscape -  Michael will help you identify the many different bird species by sight and sound as we work our way through the seasons.

On returning to the Heirtage Centre, why not treat yourself to brunch or a drink from our cafe as you chat about the birds spotted on your walk.

Michael will also be signing  copies of his new book  'A History of Birds in the Derwent Valley'  -  an eclectic compilation of texts and gleanings from Michael. From the 19th century to post-covid, it is a personal look at some of the people, books and events that have inspired the author'

Leaving from the Heritage Centre, the walk will be on regular footpaths with varying gradients.

For the walk, please bring binoculars if you have them and dress appropriately for the weather.

Limited places to allow for social distancing.

Sorry no dogs.

Tickets £9.50 per person

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