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February Bird Walk


Location: Meet at Lavell's Lake car park on Sandford Lane at 09.00

Join us for a walk, guided by an expert local birder, around the lakes, woods and hides of the park. Whatever your level of expertise you’ll be welcome. We suggested a donation of £2 per adult. Car park charges apply.

Meet 08:55 for 09:00 departure from Lavell’s car park opposite the DAC car park on Sandford Lane, the walk lasts approximately 3 hours. There are toilets and a cafe in the Dinton Activity Centre (DAC) over the road from the Lavell’s car park.

February often feels like the last month of winter, we expect to see Little Egret, Little Grebe and all the winter wildfowl such as Shoveler, Teal, Wigeon, Gadwall and Pochard and even our Ferruginous Duck may even still be around. Fieldfare and Redwing will be about, as will Siskins and hopefully some Lesser Redpoll. Hardy residents like Great Crested Grebe and Kingfisher will already be pairing up and the first Shelduck may be about, as might our first Redshank. If it is a sunny day, we might see Little Owl and Skylarks singing as they rise higher and higher, with so much blossom and bulbs already appearing, we should see more colour this February than ever before.