Winter Birds and Seashore Wildlife

  • Jan 21st 2019
  • Time: 10:30-12:30
  • Type: Walk
  • Organiser: SWT

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A guided walk combining an exploration of the intertidal rocky reefs and other seashore habitats and birdwatching for winter waders and wildfowl feeding on the adjacent mudflats. Our visit is timed to start at 10.00am so that we can walk down on the shore with the receding tide. We will return by 12.30pm. We shall be jointly led by local naturalist and ornithologist Dick Best and Somerset Wildlife Trust marine biologist Dr Mark Ward. Running in conjunction with WWT Steart Marshes.
The weather could be inclement at this time of year so bring warm and waterproof clothes.  You will be clambering over slippery rocks so wear walking boots or even better wellingtons as we will be walking over wet mud and in and out of rock pools. Bring binoculars if you have them. We will have a few pairs you can borrow. Somerset Wildlife Trust staff will give us a briefing on what to expect before we start.
This walk is unsuitable for dogs, young families and those with mobility issues.
Where: We shall be meeting at the free car park behind the sea wall at Stolford at 10am (TA5 1TW)
Contact/Booking: Places will be limited so please sign up for the event by emailing Please give us a contact number when you book so we can contact you in advance in case of bad weather or cancellation. Please let us how many are in your party.
Cost: Free but donations welcome after the event

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