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image for Wildlife & Nature Event item typeBird Song for Beginners at Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre

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Workshop/Course, from 16 Apr 2019, £15-£50

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Nightingale in song

Nightingale in song

Contact

Essex Wildlife Trust Fingringhoe Wick

Address

South Green Road,
Fingringhoe,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO5 7DN

Details

Led by our expert, Liz Huxley, a short ‘theory’ session indoors, then most of the time out on the reserve.

Four sessions on consecutive weeks, dates below
1.Garden birds. Great tit/blue tit; robin/dunnock; blackbird/song thrush
2.Warblers.Chiffchaff/willow warbler; blackcap/garden warbler; whitethroat/lesser whitethroat; reed warbler/sedge warbler
3.Nightingale & skylark
4.Finches plus. Chaffinch/goldfinch/bullfinch; wren; turtle dove

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 16 Apr 2019 10:00 to 13:00
Tue 23 Apr 2019 10:00 to 13:00
Tue 30 Apr 2019 10:00 to 13:00
Tue 7 May 2019 10:00 to 13:00
1.Garden birds.Great tit/blue tit; robin/dunnock; blackbird/song thrush
2.Warblers.Chiffchaff/willow warbler; blackcap/garden warbler; whitethroat/lesser whitethroat; reed warbler/sedge warbler
3.Nightingale & skylark
4.Finches plus.Chaffinch/goldfinch/bullfinch; wren; turtle dove

Prices

Adults £15 per session or £50 for al four booked together
Booking in advance by phone 01206729678

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TM 047192  Lat: 51.83457 Long: 0.97100

Signposted off B1025 Colchester to Mersea Island road.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit