Budby Common, Notts – Wed 9/3/22

Meeting Point: As shown on the map below SK622695 alongside A616 Time: 08:30 Lunch: bring hot drink and packed lunch if you want to go to the Welbeck Raptor Watch Point afterwards  Transport: Members cars Cost: free Leader: Martin Kaye Numbers Limit: None.

The target species on this trip is the Woodlark so before you come, swot up on the call and song.  In addition, the area is rich in woodland birds and those that prefer open scrub.  The walking consists of easy tracks and uneven ‘scrubby’ ground so boots are recommended.  Gradients are shallow and distances small.

At the Welbeck Raptor Watch Point, we would hope to see a variety of raptors (possibility of a Goshawk).  However, the viewing distance is large so bring a scope if you have one.