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Bird Sound Safari - Forests 2024

In our busy lives we rarely make time to listen to the amazing sounds of nature. This immersive forest walk is a wonderful opportunity to join professional wildlife guide Richard Baines on an experience which will open your ears to the wonder of bird sounds. Learn new deep listening skills and relax amongst the trees. 

Bird Sound Safari - Forests 2024

In our busy lives we rarely make time to listen to the amazing sounds of nature. This immersive forest walk is a wonderful opportunity to join professional wildlife guide Richard Baines on an experience which will open your ears to the wonder of bird sounds. Learn new deep listening skills and relax amongst the trees. 

The forests of the North York Moors National Park and Forestry England are blessed with ideal conditions for experiencing and learning bird sounds. To really hear every note and bathe in this blissful sound you need two things; high-quality habitats and peaceful tranquillity.

Numbers are limited so we can keep the group relatively small to ensure a high-quality experience for everyone.

These walks are accessible for a wide variety of abilities. Each walk will use forest paths on moderately even ground with no steep gradients. The walks are approximately 2km in length. For full accessibility opportunities and details for this venue CLICK HERE Please do not hesitate to contact Richard Baines on info@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk  or 07747753260 if you have any additional questions or require further information on access opportunities for this event.

What you can expect on one of our Bird Sound Safaris:

  • A small group creates constant, great opportunities to interact with your guide
  • Professional, local expert guide with a lifetime of birding knowledge in Yorkshire
  • A relaxed peaceful environment where you can learn new skills

Leader; Richard Baines

Venue; Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire (meeting details will be sent after booking)

Conservation Donation: 100% of the income from this event goes directly to The North Yorkshire Turtle Dove project Friends of Dalby fund to help Turtle Doves. For more details CLICK HERE

Duration; 3.5 hours approximately 

Cost; £35/person plus a discounted rate of £3 car parking fee, payable in Dalby Forest

Bird Sound Safari - Forests 2024

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM

Company Director And Birding/Wildlife Guide

Richard’s love of birds and wildlife started at age nine when he watched wide eyed as a charm of European Goldfinch fed on a thistle within a few feet of him in the grounds of his primary school. The next day he was busy drawing the flock in his art class./tutors/2/richard-baines-pgdip-mcieem

Ann North

Dalby Forest

I was fortunate to attend the Bird Sound Safari with Richard Baines in Dalby Forest in April 2023. It was a relaxed and very informative morning, zoning in to different bird sounds in a variety of habitats, and focusing on listening skills, with easy walking. Highlights, among many, were the high pitched chirp of goldcrests, and hearing then seeing female crossbill with juvenile feeding on the top of spruce. Richard's knowledge and enthusiasm was inspirational. All highly recommended !! And a big thank you !

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Availability & Booking
    • Date & Time
    • Duration
    • Location
    • Type
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    • Fri 19th Apr - 8.30am

    • 3.5 hours

    • Dalby Forest

    • Group

    • £35

    • 0 Place left

    • Fully booked
    • Fri 24th May - 8.30am

    • 3.5 hours

    • Dalby Forest

    • Group

    • £35

    • 0 Place left

    • Fully booked
    • Fri 7th Jun - 8.30am

    • 3.5 hours

    • Dalby Forest

    • Group

    • £35

    • 0 Place left

    • Fully booked