Linking the Landscape: Bird Walk at Crookham Common

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Event details

10 May 2015 - 8:30am - 11:00am

Join enthusiasts from the Newbury District Ornithological Club (NDOC) on this early morning walk for an introduction to the birds of the heathland restoration and the open pools of Crookham Common. BOOKING ESSENTIAL

This is a gentle paced walk with the chance to enjoy and learn about a mix of common and scarce birds, including possibly the iconic Nightingale.

Sturdy footwear recommended. Some slopes and uneven ground, 2-3 miles distance. Bring binoculars if you have them.

 

 

Venue location

Crookham Common Car Park (Eastern end of Greenham Common) Grid Ref: SU523645 ,
Crookham Common, ,
nr Thatcham, ,
Berkshire

Grid reference
SU523645

Event information

Book by phone
Tel: 01635 874 381
Book by email
wbll@bbowt.org.uk
Date
Sunday 10th May 2015
Time
8:30am - 11:00am
Price / Donation
Free
Audience
All
Suitable for All Ages
Joining Instructions

Thank you for booking on the Linking the Landscape Bird Walk on Sunday 10th May 8.30am to 11am at Crookham Common. This is a free event led by members of the Newbury District Ornithological Club.  

This is a gentle paced walk with the chance to enjoy and learn about a mix of common and scarce birds, including possibly the iconic Nightingale. It is suitable for adults and older children, beginners and experienced alike. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

The walk will be about 2-3 miles long including some slopes, steps and uneven ground. Walking boots or sturdy footwear are best. Wear clothes suitable for the weather. A hat and sunscreen might be necessary. If you have a pair of binoculars, it might be good to bring them.

Please note there are no toilet facilities at the car park or on the walk. Unfortunately dogs are not permitted on this walk

Meet at Crookham Common Car Park (Eastern end of Greenham Common) Grid Ref: SU523645

Directions: Coming from Thatcham, over the level crossing, up Crookham Hill, go pass the turning right for Bury’s Bank Road. At the top of the hill the road bends sharp left, turn right onto the Old Thornford Road. The car park is on your left.

Category
Walk
Trust
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust
Venue location
Crookham Common Car Park (Eastern end of Greenham Common) Grid Ref: SU523645 ,
Crookham Common, ,
nr Thatcham, ,
Berkshire
Grid reference
SU523645
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Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair users please contact organiser in advance
Mobility
People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance
What to bring
Walking boots or sturdy footwear are best. Wear clothes suitable for the weather. A hat and sunscreen might be necessary. If you have a pair of binoculars, it might be good to bring them.


Dogs
no dogs please
Contact details
Tel: 01635 874 381
wbll@bbowt.org.uk
Jacky Akam