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Beginners Birdwatching Walks (Full Series) with RSPB Devon

Join us on a series of three walks with experienced birdwatcher and guide Dr Chris Lee.

We'll explore a different RSPB reserve in Devon each month; Bowling Green Marsh, the Exe Estuary, and Aylesbeare Common.

You'll learn to distinguish different bird calls and song, recognise a variety of species and meet like minded people with a passion for wildlife.  

These walks are at a leisurely pace, with plenty of stops to birdwatch. Get ready to be wowed by the wonderful wildlife on your doorstep! 

Please dress appropriately for the weather - sturdy walking shoes and a waterproof coat is always advisable.

If you don't have your own binoculars, you can hire them for the events by selecting the Products button when you're buying your ticket.

Walk 1 - Bowling Green Marsh

Enjoy sightings of a range of ducks and waders from wigeon, teal and pintail to godwits, plover and redshank, not forgetting a special search for the avocet

February 20rd 10:30 – 12:30 (HT 11.51)

Meet and park at Darts Farm Cotswold entrance (Facilities at Darts Farm).

This walk will include Goosemoor, Bowling Green Marsh and The Goat Walk.

Walk 2 - Exminster Marsh

Curlews, brent geese and warblers are always present, plus our local speciality the Northern Lapwing

March 22nd 10:00 – 12:00

Park at the Swans Nest (Facilities at the Swans Nest)

This walk will include Exminster Marshes, the viewing platform and the route towards the Turf Locks. 

Walk 3 - Aylesbeare Common

Explore the common in search of stonechat, yellowhammer, nuthatch and chiffchaff, and with a little luck the rare Dartford Warbler, and possible raptor sightings

26th April 10:00 – 12:00

Starts from Joney's Cross Car Park (please note - there no facilities available on this walk).

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