On approaching the car park at Bowness Knott, check the crag for perched Peregrine or Raven. Check over the woods for gliding Buzzards or Sparrowhawk.
1Check out the woodland for warblers, finches and tits. Notice the felling of Sycamore, which takes away so much food for warblers.
2Check the lake for diving ducks and grebes.
3 4 5Cross the bridge over the river, looking out for Dipper and Grey Wagtail.
Walk through the vast conifer forests looking at clear fell and natural regeneration of conifers in particular. Listen out for Crossbills, redpolls and Siskin.