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Bioblitz – Wildlife Recording Day

Date :
July 7, 2019 9:00 am

End Date :
July 7, 2019 4:15 pm

Address :
Otterburn Castle, Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19 1NS

Price :

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About the event

Come and learn something new, improve your ID skills, have a day outdoors and discover wildlife in Redesdale. A great opportunity to try many different things!

The timetable is as follows (but may be subject to changes):

Time Activity 1 Activity 2 / Also happening
09:00 – 09:45 Reptile surveying Checking mammal traps/monitoring small mammals
09:45 – 10:30 Bird walk
10:30 – 11:45 Botany and lichen walk
11:45 – 12:15 Introduction to moth recording/look at and release moths from the trap
12:15 – 13:15 Drop in sessions: Lunch
Review of camera trap footage
Recording wildlife: How to enter records to ERIC/where to find ID help/volunteer groups and surveys
All about squirrels – including how to monitor them and how red squirrels are doing
Nest monitoring/bird surveys
Learn about Riverfly Monitoring and Adopt-a-Stream volunteer surveys
13:15 – 14:00 Exploring habitats (Habitat mapping)
14:00 – 14:45 Butterfly walk
14:45 – 15:30 Bug hunting!
15:30 – 16:15 Aquatic invertebrates Checking reptile mats



Please bring a packed lunch, suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. No dogs please.

Booking is essential. Please sign in on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 7+. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event and is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

To find out more phone (0191) 284 6884.


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Revitalising Redesdale Partners are delivering a range of projects to “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale."

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