Bespoke Warbler Walk

Join us on this bespoke birdwatching walk to learn more about the warblers of the bird world.

24th Apr
This half-day excursion will be an immersive and distinctive learning opportunity with the chance to walk along the Tarka Trail and nature reserves over near Instow with a local bird specialist.
Meeting at the Instow layby car park just on the main road into Instow, this half-day experience will begin with an introduction and briefing from the event leaders. You will then be led down the Tarka Trail, which offers beautiful views of the the River Taw Estuary as you continue toward Isley Marsh RSPB nature reserve. There will be plenty of opportunity to see and hear the various species that have journeyed all the way from sub-Saharan Africa to spend the summer months on this particular patch of land. There will be time to ask lots of questions while on the look out for various Warblers.
Martin Unwin who will be leading the experience is local to the North Devon area and has expert knowledge of the local birds that live around the area.
You can expect to see and hear birds such as the Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Sedge Warbler Cetti’s Warbler and maybe a Wheatear too.
After the walk there will the opportunity to head to the Sandbanks Café, EX31 3UH in Yelland for lunch (LUNCH NOT INLUCDED) to regroup and discus the exciting sightings of the morning. Anyone planning to attend the café afterward must notify the event organiser in advance by responding to the email sent with the event details closer to the day so café can be notified.
Bring your own binoculars with you if you have them. Wear sensible, sturdy footwear and warm, waterproof clothing.
There is limited free parking in the layby coming into Instow, so arrive with plenty of time to secure a space.
Please note that we cannot guarantee good weather for this day. If the weather forecast is really bad we will postpone to a later date. If you are unable to reschedule a refund will be issued