LANCASHIRE BIRD­ING EXTRAVAGANZA

Bird Watching (UK) - - News Wire -

The WWT’S an­nual bird­ing extravaganza, the North West Bird Watch­ing Fes­ti­val, will be held on Satur­day 12 and Sun­day 13 Novem­ber this year at Martin Mere WWT in Lancashire. This year’s at­trac­tions not only in­clude pho­tog­ra­phy work­shops, and ring­ing demon­stra­tions, but also ex­clu­sive ac­cess to hun­dreds of Whooper Swans and tens of thou­sands of Pink-footed Geese. Guest speak­ers at this year’s event in­clude Tim Birk­head, Lloyd Buck and Flight of the Swans’ Sacha Dench, fresh from her epic jour­ney (see story op­po­site) As well as all of this, there will be prizes for the birder who spots the most species on the re­serve dur­ing the week­end.

Bird ring­ing at the event will give you the op­por­tu­nity of get­ting close to many in­ter­est­ing birds

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