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Wetland Bird Survey at Fishlake

23-09-24 10:00 - 11:30
Fishlake Main Street
Address: Main Street, Fishlake, Doncaster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where: Great Ings, Fishlake
Meeting at: On-street parking on Main Street down from the
What three words: ///heaven.abode.portfolio
Google maps link: click here

When: 10am-11.30am

 

What to bring: Walking boots or wellies that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy! Bring binoculars if you have them.
DCRT will bring the clipboards, survey forms and identification sheets.

 

What to expect: Identifying wading and wetland birds can be tricky, so please ask if you are unsure and share your knowledge with others if you know any tips and tricks! These events are great opportunities to practise and learn birding skills, as well as contributing to the BTO’s Core Counts records (read more about core counts here)
Refreshments (hot drinks) provided at the end of the event

 

Joining us? All are welcome, including beginners.
Sometimes events are cancelled due to flooding on the site or bad weather, please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing [email protected] or texting Sally on 07780333743

 

Access on Site

 

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    What to expect: Identifying butterflies and dragonflies can be tricky, so please ask if you are unsure and share your knowledge with others if you know any tips and tricks! These events are great opportunities to practise and learn ID skills, as well as contributing to county records

     

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    Joining us? All are welcome, including beginners. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing [email protected] or texting 07561588215.

     

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    Joining us? All are welcome, including beginners.
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    Parking: On-street parking on Newton Lane under the bridge, google maps link: click here

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    When: 11am-12:30pm

     

    What to bring: Walking boots or wellies that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy! Bring binoculars if you have them.

    DCRT will bring the clipboards, survey forms and identification sheets.

     

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    You do not have to have previous experience in butterfly identification as we will have a mixed ability group and visual training aids to help us in the field. 

     

    These DCRT led surveys will be occurring on the first Monday of every month. If you enjoy the transect, you could look at taking ownership of the survey once a month and contributing to our target of a full 26 week dataset! This will involve sending your observations to Charlotte at DCRT who will submit them to UKBMS. If you are interested in taking on this citizen science project, come along to this first session or contact Charlotte via [email protected] for more information. 

     

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    Google Maps pin: https://maps.app.goo.gl/6AgsChe7MeeauAu28
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    Where: Wardsend Cemetery, Club Mill Road, End of Livesey Street, Sheffield
    What three words: https://what3words.com/grows.cross.spine
    Google maps link: click here

     

    What to bring: Walking boots or wellies that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy!
    DCRT will bring the clipboards, survey forms and maps.

     

    Joining us? All are welcome, including beginners.
    Please let us know if you’ll be coming so we can plan accordingly – email [email protected]

     

    All data is recorded and can be viewed on the NatureCounts Website, Wardsend Cemetery Project.

    Access on Site:

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