Gresham Village and lanes

DATE: Sunday 19th December 2021

TIME: 9.00am–12.30pm

WALK LEADER: Janice Darch

ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED: Maximum of 15. Sign up at janicedarch@gmail.com or text to 07796 932595 by 5pm on Thursday 16th December.

MEETING POINT [OS Explorer 252 TG 167386 / NR11 8RF]: Park on road alongside Gresham Church on East Beckham Road.

DISTANCE: Approximately 2 miles.

FACILITIES: None

WALK DESCRIPTION: This walk of will explore the lanes and footpaths around the village, including the sewage works which can be good for wagtails. I expect to find common hedgerow and woodland birds like finches, tits, warblers, perhaps woodpeckers, buzzards, Kestrels, maybe a Sparrowhawk, Barn Owl, Pheasants and Red-legged Partridge.

ADDITIONAL NOTES: For the safety and well-being of everyone, please continue to respect social distancing on this walk. Binoculars are recommended to gain full enjoyment from your birding and scopes can be useful. The leader carries one for personal use only, so please bring your own if you would like to use one during the walk. Stout footwear is recommended as paths may be slippery or muddy particularly after rain. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times but young people aged 16 and 17 may attend unaccompanied with prior written consent from a parent or guardian who has also supplied a phone number where they can be contacted in emergency. Sorry no dogs except guide dogs.