KEY POINTS

Bird Watching (UK) - - Go Birding -

1

Park up above the road and scan the sur­round­ing fields for rap­tors and corvids.

2

Walk into the wood scan­ning the beech/nor­way Spruce sec­tion on your left for Cross­bills and a corvid roost.

3

Fol­low the track down into the steep area of the wood turn­ing right check­ing the war­blers and finches. Lis­ten out for wood­peck­ers and Treecreep­ers. You can leave the wood and walk back up the lane to the car for a short walk.

4

Walk­ing up­stream you come to the ‘ridge’. This is an amaz­ing struc­ture al­low­ing you to look into the tops of the trees from eye level. No­tice the change in veg­e­ta­tion.

5

Care­fully move up­stream along the path where you reach an area of ‘hang­ing oak’ wood­land ideal for fly­catch­ers and Red­starts.

6

The wood peters out into a grass field with a foot­bridge across the river, ideal for spotting wa­ter birds and rap­tors.

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