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RSPB Summer Walk

.. enjoy nature this Summer!

Sat 14 Jul 2018
RSPB Visitor Centre, Sandwell Valley B43 5AG
10.45am meet for 11.00am - 1.00pm
£7.50 Member, £9 Guest
Admin fees and Spice Coordinator

Today, we are on a guided tour of the RSPB's only urban reserve, located at the junction of M5 and M6 in a huge bend of the River Tame. We’ll have a walk and talk with our RSPB expert, and try to spot some of the Summer visitors. You may see, Water Rail, snipe, Shoveler, Teale and Wigeon. Dress for walking. Habitats include: lake, river, marsh, reedbed, willow scrub, meadow, old hedgerow and new scrape. Species include Water Rail, Jack Snipe, Reed and Grasshopper Warblers,  Little Ringed Plover, Kingfisher, Little and Great Crested Grebes, Little Owl, Skylark, Willow Tit, winter thrushes, Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers, eight finches, five tits, nine warblers. Past rarities include: Great Snipe, Spoonbill and Goshawk.


Refreshments are available, hot drinks and snacks.


Directions: Car: access from M6 J7; A34 south. Right at first lights -A4041 Newton Road. After 3/4 mile turn left into Tanhouse Ave; reserve on right..



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