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Birding Discovery Day - Estuary Waders & Raptors 2023/24

  • Humber Estuary

The Humber estuary is a fantastic place for wildlife and a magnet for a host of wading birds over the winter. Vast flocks gather to feed on the nutritious mud, providing a spectacular display. Thousands of Golden Plovers create murmurations, Bar-tailed Godwits and Black-tailed GodwitsEurasian CurlewsCommon Redshank, Grey PloverDunlinRinged Plovers and many more!

Over the adjacent farmland and salt marsh raptors such as Hen Harrier, Peregrine, Merlin and Short-eared Owl are seen regularly. A brisk walk along the riverbank is sure to give a great outlook on a spectacular Yorkshire habitat.

Join Margaret or Richard on this great day out. Ideal for anyone wishing to learn more about bird identification, marvel at the big flocks of waders and see some very cool raptors!

These exclusive one-day tours are designed for everyone - from beginners to the more experienced – who'd like be part of small group tour, creating a real 'team' adventure. Meeting Place; Paull Holme Strays Thorngumbald Rd, Hull HU12 8AX. Map and directions sent after a booking is made. Please be aware this day may involve walking up to five miles during the day with many stops and breaks. 

What you can expect on one of our Birding Discovery Days 2023/24:

  • A small group creates constant, great opportunities to interact with your guide
  • Professional, local expert guide with a lifetime of birding knowledge in Yorkshire
  • A fun-packed day; exciting locations, tuition, opportunities for photography and of course great birds!
  • A free Yorkshire Wildlife Checklist


Birding Discovery Day - Estuary Waders & Raptors 2023/24

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM YCN role: Company Director and Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: National Diploma Land Use and Recreation, Post Graduate Diploma Environmental Conservation Profession al Membership: Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Personal… Read More »

Margaret birding in Scotland

Margaret Boyd BSc PGCE YCN role: Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science , Post Graduate Certificate in Education Margaret has been a keen birder from an early age, growing up in the Ribble Valley, in Lancashire. At a younger age Margaret spent most of her time out in the… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Mon 4th Mar - 8.30am 8 hours Humber Estuary - Paull Holme Strays Group £60 0 Places remaining
Sun 17th Mar - 8.30am 8 hours Humber Estuary - Paull Holme Strays Group £60 4 Places remaining