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SUN 19 OCT

Goose Breakfast

Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, Angus

Run by: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Enjoy the spectacle of thousands of pink-footed geese on the basin at dawn. Return to the visitor centre for breakfast and a question and answer session with the ranger. Wear warm clothing.

clock06:30–09:30

Suitable for any age

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Watching pink-footed geese at sun rise

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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 28 Sep 06:30–09:30

Cost

Adult £8.00, child £4.00. (Advance payment is required for this event).

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced

Special requirements

Wear warm clothing.

Venue

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Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

Rossie Braes, Montrose, Angus, DD10 9TA

scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/montrose-basin/

About this location

A bird haven situated in the heart of Angus on the edge of a tidal estuary, the Basin is of international importance Show more… for over 50,000 migratory birds each year. The winter spectacle of over 30,000 pink-footed geese arriving is not to be missed!

A great place to begin your visit is the visitor centre where our viewing gallery provides panoramic views across the Basin and high-powered telescopes and remote cameras literally bring the wildlife into the visitor centre. Marvel at the sight of the sand martins in our man-made sand martin bank, catch an amazing view of the kingfisher fishing in the pond right in front of the Centre and have the unique chance to watch common and arctic terns nesting on our floating tern raft.
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A bird haven situated in the heart of Angus on the edge of a tidal estuary, the Basin is of international importance for over 50,000 migratory birds each year. The winter spectacle of over 30,000 pink-footed geese arriving is not to be missed!

A great place to begin your visit is the visitor centre where our viewing gallery provides panoramic views across the Basin and high-powered telescopes and remote cameras literally bring the wildlife into the visitor centre. Marvel at the sight of the sand martins in our man-made sand martin bank, catch an amazing view of the kingfisher fishing in the pond right in front of the Centre and have the unique chance to watch common and arctic terns nesting on our floating tern raft.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Please register in advance.

Numbers are limited so advance booking is essential. To book you place call us on 01674 676336 or email us at montrosebasin@swt.org.uk.

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