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Dawn Chorus Breakfast

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Dawn is a feast for the senses at Kingcombe. Join Steve Piotrowski for an early morning guided bird walk followed by a hearty full home-cooked breakfast.

Spring is one of the best times to experience the incredible songs of the dawn chorus.  Join us for this early morning guided walk at Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve before heading back to the centre for a hearty breakfast.

About the Leader:

Steve Piotrowski is a naturalist and experienced birder who runs courses across the UK as well as leading BTO courses in Dorset.  He specialises in bird migration and holds a BTO bird-ringing ‘Trainer’ permit.  He works as an associated tutor for the Field Studies Council and British Trust for Ornithology, and for Suffolk Wildlife Trust as their ornithological advisor.  He is author of the recently published ‘Birds of Suffolk’, co-author of ‘The Butterflies of Suffolk’ and a Principal Recorder during the recent ‘Dragonfly Atlas’ fieldwork.


£18 pp  -  includes guided activities and breakfast.


Meet at 6.00am.  Finish approximately 9.00am.

What to bring:

As you will be outside in the early morning, please bring warm clothing, wet weather jackets and good walking shoes or wellies if there has been lots of rain.  Also bring binoculars if you have them.

Coming from further afield or wish to extend your stay, just add a B&B package to your booking.

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Comments from previous events:

Lovely centre and very interesting breakfast with the birdies. Thank you - Sue

Lovely stay and interesting bird walk with Steve P - Jane.


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