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Curlew in flight at Bembridge

Event details

Date: 10 December 2023

Time: 13:00 - 14:30

Location: Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve, Warsash

Please note the time and location of this walk has changed due to a public footpath closure at Bunny Meadows, Warsash.

Hook with Warsash Guided Birdwatching Walk

Join our rangers to see what wildlife we can spot around Hook with Warsash Nature Reserve. This is a short and gentle walk with plenty of time to stop and enjoy the wonderful birds that can be seen around our coast over the winter. Our rangers will be on hand to guide and show you the birds spotted along the way.

The walk is aimed at those who are new to, or less-experienced at bird watching. Families and children are always welcome (under 18s must be accompanied by an adult). Bring binoculars if you have them but don’t worry if you don’t, you can enjoy views of the birds through the ranger’s telescopes.

Some of the species we might see include dark-bellied brent geese, wigeon, dunlin, oystercatcher, black-tailed godwit, redshank, turnstone and greenshank.

Booking details: All of our walks are free, but booking is required as numbers are limited so please reserve your place by emailing Ranger Tony: Anthony.Knox2@hants.gov.uk

 

Event Information

Duration: The walk is around 2 miles long in total and will last up to 1.5 hours at a leisurely pace with regular watching stops.

Accessibility: This is an outdoor event in a public space. Some of the ground is uneven in places and can be muddy. There can also be some standing water (puddles) along the route and damp underfoot, therefore sensible footwear is essential.

Dogs: We welcome well behaved dogs on our walks but they must be kept on a short lead at all times.

Clothing: Please wear sturdy/sensible shoes and dress appropriately for the weather (we advise warm layers and a waterproof coat).

Our outdoor walks and activities are weather dependant. We aim to let you know by email in good time if a walk is cancelled due to bad weather. Please check your emails before leaving home.