Whisby NR, Lincoln then RSPB Langford Lowfields – Fri 17/5/19

Date: 17/05/2019 Meeting Point: Visitor’s Centre car park (see map below). The reserve is brown signed from the roundabout on the A46 at the end of the dual carriageway Time: 09:30 Lunch: bring drink and packed lunch if you want to stay out into the afternoon.  There is a cafe at the Visitor’s Centre  Transport: Members cars Cost: free Leader: Martin Kaye Numbers Limit: None.

The target bird is the Nightingale of which there are usually several breeding pairs.  Check out the song before you go and then be prepared to be amazed by the real thing. In addition, this reserve will be alive with returning migrants with a good chance of seeing many of them.  In addition, Mediterranean Gulls are often seen too.

Walking is flat and straight forward.whisby-nature-parkAfter lunch, there’s the opportunity to return home via RSPB Langford Lowfields.  Located about 3 miles north of Newark on the A1133.  Details can be found by clicking the link to their website below.  In the last two years, the stars of the show here are the hunting Hobbies with up to 4 seen at any one time.

Langford Lowfields