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SUN 18 JAN

FREE

Bittern Roost Watch

River Lee Country Park, Waltham Abbey

Run by: Lee Valley Regional Park

Join us to find out about these elusive birds and the work happening in the Lee Valley to conserve them.

clock16:30–18:30

Suitable for 11+

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We may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of an elusive Bittern coming into roost in the reedbeds from the comfort of the Bittern Information Point.

This event is run as a part of the Hertfordshire Bittern Action Plan. Events like this are taking place across the county to promote Bitterns and their conservation.

No experience of birdwatching is needed; please bring binoculars if you have them. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to point out the birds.

People should be advised to wrap up well - it can get chilly and there will be a certain amount of waiting around in the hide!

Disclaimer

Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Venue

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River Lee Country Park

Fishers Green, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2EF

Meeting point: Fishers Green car park Stubbins Hall Lane Waltham Abbey EN9 2EF.

About this location

Owned and managed by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, this wonderful 1,000 acre Country Park stretches on either Show more… side of the River Lee between Waltham Abbey (Essex) and Broxbourne (Hertfordshire) and has been transformed from old gravel pits. The Country Park is ideal for bird watching, walking, running, cycling, fishing and boating. There are four main access points to the Country Park at: Old Mill & Meadows, Broxbourne; Lee Valley Park Farms/Fishers Green; Waltham Abbey; Windmill Lane, Cheshunt; Waltham Abbey Gardens, Waltham Abbey.Show less…

Owned and managed by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, this wonderful 1,000 acre Country Park stretches on either side of the River Lee between Waltham Abbey (Essex) and Broxbourne (Hertfordshire) and has been transformed from old gravel pits. The Country Park is ideal for bird watching, walking, running, cycling, fishing and boating. There are four main access points to the Country Park at: Old Mill & Meadows, Broxbourne; Lee Valley Park Farms/Fishers Green; Waltham Abbey; Windmill Lane, Cheshunt; Waltham Abbey Gardens, Waltham Abbey.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Lee Valley Regional Park.

Please register in advance.

Call 08456 770 600 to book.

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